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15 May 2008

A vegetarian, including vegan, diet can meet current recommendations for all essential nutrients.

* SOURCE:
  American Dietetic Association position paper 2003 (PDF)

  United States Department of Agriculture
  www.mypyramid.gov/tips_resources/vegetarian_diets.html

* LEARN MORE:
   Vegan Food Pyramid
   The Protein Myth
   Becoming Vegan
   Health Articles
   Article Series: Vegan Diets
   Articles reflecting a vegan lifestyle
   Video presentation by Dr. Neal Barnard
   Vegetarian Nutrition Resource list compiled by the USDA (PDF)
   Vegetarian Nutrition Dietetics Practice Group:  
      http://vegetariannutrition.net

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