Welcome to Vegetarian-Nutrition.Info!
Our goal is to promote current information about the components of a healthy lifestyle. We show the value of a plant-based diet within the context of other healthy lifestyle choices. Please note we are not providing treatment for any illness or prescribing any therapeutic diet or herbal remedy.
Please use the menu above to access articles, resources and news on vegetarian nutrition presented in a scientifically sound and user-friendly format. Included are suggestions regarding how to become a vegetarian, adequacy of plant-based diets, as well as reviews of the latest findings documenting the advantages of vegetarian diets.
Make sure you browse our Vegetarian Nutrition Updates (use the link on the left) and read about the benefits of plant-based diets, strategies to maintain your physical fitness for the rest of your life, the pros and cons of raw food diets, what the real price of satisfying your sweet tooth is, what does the pesticide picture look like, what the latest trends in nutrition are, how beneficial antioxidants really are, or what a nutrition expert thinks about the various weight loss programs, from Atkins to the Zone...
Under Vegetarian Articles you can find detailed discussions of various vegetarian issues such as:
- should women with breast cancer eat soy?
- the role of vegetarian diets in cancer prevention
- essential fatty acids in vegetarian nutrition
- vegetarian diets during pregnancy
- vegetarian diet for exercise and athletic training and performing
- making the change to a vegetarian diet
Another popular section of our site is a collection of position papers on vegetarian nutrition and related topics. They address imporntant nutrition topics such as the vegetarian diet, vitamin B12 sources for the vegetarian, why trans fatty acids are not good for you, how diet can reduce the risk of cancer, and many more. These position papers are also available in Spanish and French.
Finally, make sure you don't miss our section dedicated to herbs and their health-promoting properties. From cinnamon to cranberry, and from rose hips to thyme, you can find a wealth of information on the safe use of medicinal herbs.
Feel free to explore!