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Digestive Disease Prevention: A Reason to 'Go Veg'?

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Nutritionists are the go-to experts for ensuring that a vegetarian diet or any variation of it is providing you with the right balance of nutrients.

For myself, going veg or not going veg, I am glad I am rethinking my eating habits in regard to digestive disease prevention. And it's a good thing I like tofu.


"Why Go Veg?" Vegetarian Times. Web. 2 July 2012.

"Appropriate Planned Vegetarian Diets Are Healthful, May Help in Disease Prevention and Treatment, Says American Dietetic Association." Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, July 1, 2009, press release. Web. 2 July 2012.

"Understanding Vegetarianism." Cleveland Clinic: Heart and Vascular Health & Prevention. Web. 2 July 2012.

Reviewed July 3, 2012
by Michele Blacksberg RN
Edited by Jody Smith

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