Easy Ways to Eat More Vegetarian Meals

These suggestions may give you some new ideas for making vegetarian meals.

VeganEgg™

VeganEgg claims to deliver the taste, texture, and versatility of eggs, while positively impacting health and the environment.

Take the Meatless Monday Challenge!

If you are searching for a way to motivate your clients to eat healthier, consider asking them to take the Meatless Monday Challenge. The Meatless Monday Campaign, founded in collaboration with John’s Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, has been around for nearly ten...

Flexitarian Diet

The flexitarian diet is a predominantly plant-based diet, with the occasional use of animal products. Flexitarians are also called occasional vegetarians and partial vegetarians. The diet has been made popular by the book of the same name by registered dietitian...

Choosing Healthful Vegetarian Foods at Restaurants

For vegetarians, 20-30% of total calories should come from proteins and dairy products. Many vegetarians eat too many carbohydrates and too little protein, especially in the beginning. The 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommend a healthy vegetarian pattern which is...

Complementary Proteins: Origins and Recipes

If you are a vegetarian or vegan, odds are you have heard of the term “complementary proteins.” Most non-animal sources of protein, aside from soybeans and quinoa, lack one or more of the nine essential amino acids that are needed to keep your body functioning properly....

Vegetarian Diets for Weight Loss

Vegetarian diets can be effective tools for weight loss. In fact, vegetarians tend to have lower body mass indexes (BMIs) than omnivores. Obesity-related comorbidities like type 2 diabetes are also less prevalent among vegetarian populations.

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