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Health & Nutrition

Eating a vegetarian diet creates an excellent foundation for a healthy life. Here, you'll learn how to get best nutrition and good health from the food you eat.

Flourless Chocotate Cake With Strawberry Coulis

What do you give a guy friend who has everything for his birthday?

Well, if you’re me, you give him a birthday dinner party.

Got a kid who just ditched meat? Don’t worry: children and adolescents can get all the vitamins and minerals they need from a well-planned veg diet, according to both the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and the American Academy of Pediatrics. “Today’s children are very engaged in how their eating makes a difference,” says Sharon Palmer, RDN, author of Plant-Powered for Life. “I suspect more and more young people will come home and tell their parents they’d like to go plant-based.”


Eating vegan or vegetarian doesn't have to cost an arm and a leg. As the resident cheapskate here at VT HQ, I've picked up a few habits over the years that have saved me bundles at the supermarket. Here are my wallet-friendly favorites:

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