Vegetarian Nutrition

Becoming Vegetarian

Presented by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Evidence Analysis Library®

Thinking about making a change? Want to learn more about vegetarian eating? Becoming Vegetarian can help! 

EatRight Guide to Becoming Vegetarian

  • Credible, scientific evidence
  • Health benefits of a vegetarian way of life
  • How to gradually reduce or eliminate meat from your meals
  • Tips for eating out
  • Easy to read and use



Did You Know?

I have a relative coming to visit. She is vegetarian. I know she doesn't eat meat, but are there other foods I should avoid serving?

Some vegetarians will not eat meat, fish or poultry, but there are others who also avoid eggs, dairy, and other specific foods such as honey. The best advice is to let them know what foods you are



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