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weight loss and vegetarianism

Vegetarian Diet More Nutritious

A new study published in the Journal of the American Dietetic Association has found that vegetarian weight loss programs provide a more nutritious way to lose weight. The study, characterized as providing proof that vegetarian diets are “nutrient-dense,” contradicts the notion that vegetarian...


USDA Food Plate: Better than Pyramid

The new USDA plate, encouraged by Michelle Obama, has been applauded by many nutritionists and health experts as being easier to comprehend, and downright more practical. What does it mean? Let’s lay out the plate. Here are the basics, according to the USDA:...