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Vegetarian Kitchen: Long-term vegetarians say a lot has changed for the better, but that’s only half the story – The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram

… people, Fahrman said, “I had an epiphany.” A meat-based diet is “not an efficient way of feeding the world,” he said. But he won’t tell you the same if you meet him at a dinner party and ask why he’s a vegetarian. “You do have to bite your lip and say, ‘I don’t like all that cholesterol,’ ” Fahrman said of the delicate dance vegetarians sometimes perform to keep the tone of a gathering civil. After close to 30 years of being a vegetarian myself, I too have learned to choose …

Vegetarianism 101: Make your transition a slow one – San Antonio Express-News

Going cold turkey on a meat-based diet might leave your taste buds asking, “Where’s the beef?” As the American trend toward vegetarianism continues, I occasionally hear from people who, for health or other reasons, have decided to try going from carnivore to vegetarian in one day and — surprise! — found it difficult or impossible, or at least unpleasant. So I called Rachel Meltzer Warren, a registered dietitian and nutrition and author of “The Smart Girl’s Guide to Going …

A Vegetarian’s Guide To Proteins – The New Indian Express

… lose fat, provide energy and in the overall development of the body. It also helps to control diabetes and high cholesterol. We can get whey protein from the big boxes of flavoured supplements that are available in any store, or naturally from the water that is left behind after making paneer. On an average, women require 46 grams of protein per day and men require 56 grams. This quota is easily attained with a meat-based diet, but vegetarians and vegans need to be able to take a higher quantity …

National Vegetarian Week: Supermarkets are super for veggies

 It’s now easier to be a vegetarian or vegan, as this article points out. Ami provides a fairly comprehensive list of the vegetarian fare you are likely to find at some supermarkets. And some reasons to consider moving away from a meat-based diet. Click on the link below to read it in full.   Lifelong vegan Ami Tadaa is continuing her search around the North East for yummy veggie and vegan food. But today, she turns her attention to the best places to go and stock up your larder …

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