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Considering a vegetarian diet: Is meat-free really better?

Eating a vegetarian diet changes mealtime focus from one hunk of protein to a mix of proteins and fats. Get creative, and have fun with your menu.

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More evidence that plant-based diets can help you stay healthy.

Surveys in the United States have estimated that nearly 30 million people eat diets that are largely or entirely meat-free. Many do so because they have ethical concerns about killing animals: they follow the principle of "not eating anything with eyes." Others do so because they feel better—more energetic, more focused—on meat-free, plant-based diets.

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