Vegetarian Times Editors

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Gut Health Tune-Up

Research shows that our overall health starts—or stalls out—in the gut. In the spirit of the New Year, why not consider a tune-up for your “digestive engine”? You’ll feel better, likely gain energy, reduce risks for some diseases, and probably even drop a few pounds.

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An Inspiring New Advocate for Plant-Based Eating

At only 15, Haile Thomas is an enthusiastic advocate for plant-based eating. It all started when her father was diagnosed with diabetes and the whole family decided to cook and eat more healthfully. Through her website, cooking classes, TV appearances and work with Sweetleaf Stevia Sweeteners, Haile inspires kids and adults to eating nutritious, delicious, plant-based food.

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Get your vitamin D!

A new review from University of Warwick shows that a deficiency in vitamin D is linked to an increased risk of bladder cancer—just add this to the list of reasons why the vitamin is critical to health. Click here to find out how much vitamin D you need every day, plus the best sources for vegetarians.