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A balanced vegetarian diet is a healthy choice.

 

  • It is low in fat (especially saturated fat), high in complex carbohydrates and packed with a variety of fruits and vegetables; just as the government and the medical profession recommend.
  • Research has shown that vegetarians are less likely to suffer from obesity, coronary heart disease, high blood pressure, type II diabetes, some diet-related cancers, diverticular disease, appendicitis, constipation and gallstones.

  • Vegetarians are far more likely than the general population to eat the recommended five portions of fruit and vegetables each day. 

  • Going vegetarian is easy, but everyone should think about what they eat.  The Vegetarian Society has lots of resources to help you get started and to stay healthy.

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 Find out more about vegetarian health and nutrition

Take the plunge and go veggie now.

 

You might also find the NHS Live Well vegetarian section useful.

 

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The Vegetarian Society of the United Kingdom Limited, Parkdale, Dunham Road, Altrincham WA14 4QG
Registered Charity No. 259358, Registered Company No. 959115 (England and Wales)