Get the Facts about Vegetarian Diets

A well-planned vegetarian diet can meet nutritional needs and can be a healthy way to meet dietary guidelines. Vegetarian diets are chosen for nutritional, religious, ecological, or personal reasons. It is the position of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND) that “appropriately planned vegetarian diets are healthful, nutritionally adequate …

February 13, 20210 comments
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Do fruit and vegetables help prevent cancer?

There’s some evidence that certain types of fruits or vegetables work against specific cancers. Examples include the following: Prostate cancer : Lycopene from tomatoes and cooked or processed tomato products, such as tomato sauce and ketchup, seems to be involved in the prevention of prostate cancer. In the Health Professionals Follow-Up Study, for e …

November 7, 20180 comments
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