By Lynn Griffith | October 4, 2015
The vegetarian diet has been continually growing in popularity. Vegetarians have a lower risk of developing heart disease, colorectal, ovarian and breast cancers, diabetes, obesity and hypertension. The diet is typically low in fat and high in fiber, though it is possible to eat excessive amounts of fatty and fried foods on the vegetarian diet.(2)
Vegetarian diet has lower risk for heart disease, colorectal, ovarian, and breast cancers, diabetes, obesity and hypertension!
Taco Bell, like most fast food restaurants, are typically known for fatty and fried foods. According to a press release, they may now be featuring items that are certified by the American Vegetarian Association (AVA). Taco Bell reports that they are the first fast food restaurant to do this. (3)
As of October 2, 2015, the chain is now adding a vegetarian category to its website, and a mobile ordering app that features 13 certified items from the AVA. This menu will include dishes such as the 7-Layer Burrito and Cantina Power Veggie Bowl.(3)
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