Do vegan diets make kids shorter and weaker?

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Diets that exclude meat and fish (vegetarian) or all animal products including dairy and eggs (vegan) are becoming increasingly popular for health, environmental and ethical reasons.

Past research in adults has linked vegetarian and vegan diets with a reduced risk of heart disease but a greater risk of fractures, caused by low calcium intakes. But the impact on children has not been evaluated,

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Vegan or vegetarian? Virat Kohli’s recent trolling is proof of confusion between the two diets

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Food choices and food habits are extremely personal. But broadly, there is a global understanding of what constitutes healthy eating. Around the world, more and more people have been embracing plant-based living, having given up on meat products.

Recently, Indian cricket team skipper Virat Kohli had conducted a question-answer session on Instagram, during which he had answered fan questions about his diet. The 32-year-old cricketer stated he eats “lots of vegetables, some eggs, 2 cups of coffee, quinoa, lots of spinach”. He also revealed he loves “dosas”, and that he eats them all in “controlled quantities”.

But why

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The best vegetarian and vegan meal delivery for 2021

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There are soy many plant-based meal delivery services these days, and more jumping to the arena all the time. Healthy competition for healthy food delivery is a good thing, but it makes finding the best vegan and vegetarian options for prepared food and meal kits a bit trickier than in the past. If you’re looking to eat less meat in 2021, we’ve been eating our way through the most popular vegetarian meal delivery services to find the food that’s worth your coin.

Blue Apron may have kick-started the meals-by-mail revolution, but they also opened the door for many a prepared

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Vegan And Vegetarian Grilling Recipes For A Plant-Based Cookout

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You’ve likely heard plenty of reasons you should cut back on your meat and dairy consumption: The production of animal products has numerous negative ramifications for your health, the environment and the welfare of animals.

The good news is that even the smallest cutbacks can make a profoundly positive impact. The “Meatless Mondays” movement, for example, which encourages consumers to eliminate meat just one day a week, calculated that if everyone who knows about Meatless Mondays — 32% of Americans surveyed — followed it faithfully for 52 weeks, it would be the equivalent of taking 1.6 million cars off the

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Good hot or room temperature, this easy soup can be vegan, vegetarian or filled with ham

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Flexibility in any dish is a blessing for a cook. If a dish tastes great whether served hot or room temperature; delicious with meat or without; takes advantage of similarly flavored but different vegetables, all these make it easier for a cook. One can look in the fridge, the garden, a farmer’s market or the produce section of a store and swap around ingredients using ones easily at hand. Grab a flexi-recipe like this one and off you go.

The one thing you have to have to make this soup is boiled potato. It could even be leftovers. Right now,

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Houston’s best restaurants for vegan or vegetarian food

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While we may be known for our famous barbecue, Tex-Mex and even our steaks, veganism is a growing way of life in Houston as its residents become more health and climate-conscious.

With rising diversity in the area, the variety of vegan options keep increasing. Even some hard-to-find cuisines are becoming more available as Houston continues to emerge as a hub for delicious food. Now, more than ever it has become easy to go vegan — yes, even here in the heart of Texas.

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From delectable vegan pastas

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