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Global Survey Says We're Eating Better, But Our Diet Is Still Unsustainable

More people are eating local and organic foods, but that's not nearly enough.<p>More people are eating local and organic foods and plan to consume less meat and bottled water. However, most also believe they lack enough information and influence to become more environmentally sustainable consumers, a …

An Open Letter From a Farmer to Angry Vegetarians

<i>About once a week I get an email or comment from the Animal Rights contingent. It is expected and usually I do not engage. I need to remember that when I published my first book I was a vegetarian raising a few laying hens and pet rabbits. Readers who knew me as the 25-year-old girl they read about</i> …

Gift Guide: For the Vegetarian Cook

I like to do my research before writing guides like these. My wife and I cook vegetarian at home 90% of the time and are strictly vegan for a good chunk of the year, so I feel like I have a pretty good grasp of what practical tools exist to make a vegetarian lifestyle more efficient and more …

The Surprising Way Vegetarians May Be Ruining Their Workouts

It's not about protein quantity, it's about *quality*<p>When you’re meat-free and a gym rat, you’re used to a barrage of people trying to convince you …

Vegetarians Live 20% Longer, According to New Study

According to new research, eating meat might be killing you – and the planet. A new study conducted by Loma Linda University shows that vegetarians …

The 18 Best Vegetarian Recipes of 2013

Who would have thought that 2013 would be the year of the vegetarian recipe? Taking a look back at the recipes we've tested and tasted over the last year, I was amazed at not only the volume of vegetarian content we produce, but at its popularity with you, the Serious Eats community. Here are 18 of …

Vegetarians Who Eat Fish Are Actually Onto Something

I've never understood why certain vegetarians think it's OK to eat fish until I realized that fish brains look like beans, and lack the developed neocortex that makes them incapable of pain.<p>The tide is rising and the runty victim of my first fishing trip in ten years is staring up at me as I steel …

Do you need to be a vegetarian to lead a healthy life?

Can a vegetarian diet add years to your life?<p>A new study suggests the answer could be yes. After examining the health records of 73,308 people for an average of nearly six years, researchers discovered that vegetarians were 12% less likely to die during that period than people who ate meat more …

Want to have a real impact on climate change? Time to become a vegetarian

Millennials who care about the environment should put their money where their mouths are and stop eating meat<p>Between widespread economic disparities, population growth, unsustainable agriculture and climate change, a study partially funded by Nasa predicted that civilization as we know it could be …

Can Vegetarians Go Paleo?

Bacon, steak and more bacon is often associated with the much-hyped Paleo Diet, which is undoubtedly having a moment. Can vegetarians take part in a diet that puts so much emphasis on meat?<p>It is <i>possible.</i> Our Paleolithic ancestors were very much about the meat, yes, but vegetables, nuts and seeds …

12 Things You Should Never Say to a Vegetarian

Where don't I get my protein?<p>I haven't eaten meat for over 10 years, which seems to shock, astonish, and anger other people around me. Most of all, though, being an herbivore brings a lot of well-meaning questions and suggestions from others that come off as mildly insensitive at best and totally …

Human and Animal Rights

<b>Human and Animal Rights</b> <i>by Colin Edward Hicks, Vegan Views 18 (Winter 1978)</i><p>Nine out of ten people in this world consider human life infinitely more …

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Why a Vegetarian Diet Is Good for Your Health and the Health of the Planet

One woman's foray into a meatless approach to cooking.<p>As a journalist, I’ve been following news on the health benefits of meatless eating for years. …

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10 ways vegetarianism can help save the planet

The average British carnivore eats more than 11,000 animals in their lifetime, each requiring vast amounts of land, fuel and water to reach the plate. It's time to think of waste as well as taste<p>If we really want to reduce the human impact on the environment, the simplest and cheapest thing anyone …

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Animal Rights and Vegetarianism- Why be a vegetarian?

Animal Rights and Veganism / Vegetarianism<p>The plight of animals - be it farm animals, companion animals, marine or wild life animals - is one of the …

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