New Teen Vegetarian Scared to Tell Parents

Scared To Tell

New 16 year old vegetarian, super-conservative parents don’t know, terrified to tell them Hey, I am a newly declared, sixteen year old vegetarian, and my parents simply do not know. . . . yet. They are super conservative and I have kept my vegetarianism a secret so far. Often times we’re not at the dinner […]

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Pro-Choice Vegetarian: “I Don’t Care What’s On Your Plate”

i don't care what's on your plate

After lapsing years ago from a vegetarian diet, I recently went lacto-ovo vegetarian, thanks to a recent meat industry slaughterhouse video in the Guardian UK “I know how hard it can be to be vegetarian in such a meat-obsessed culture. And I have been on the receiving end of a few lectures from vegetarians and […]

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Is it Good to Go Vegetarian with an Eating Disorder?

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21 with eating disorder, wants to go vegetarian, treatment team & Savvy Vegetarian say not a good idea Question for Savvy Vegetarian:   Hi, I”m 21 and after thinking about it for a long time, I have recently decided to go vegetarian. There are a number of reasons including animal welfare, the environment and tending […]

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Stubborn Ignorant Teen Vegetarian Stepdaughter

Stubbon Ignorant Teen Vegetarian Girl

My stepdaughter is vegetarian in the most ignorant, stubborn teenager way

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Your Vegetarian Diet Is YOUR Business!

Frustrated College Girl

How to NOT debate vegetarianism with friends, family and others Question for Savvy Vegetarian: First of all, let me thank you for your website! I’m a vegetarian college student (veg for almost 4 years now) and I want to thank you for this enormous resource. I’ve learned how to cook quinoa, how to prepare shopping lists, what to […]

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Vegetarian Diet Can Lower Cholesterol Levels

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Maintain healthy cholesterol levels by eliminating saturated fats and adding whole grains, especially quinoa. Image by Maggie Osterberg via Flickr Many people go vegetarian to lower their high cholesterol.  How can a vegetarian diet lower cholesterol?  And does it really work? According to The American Heart Association, high levels of cholesterol are a risk factor […]

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How Many Avocados Can You Eat & Still Lose Weight?

Avocado

New to vegetarian diet, wondering how many avocados you can eat and still lose weight. How many calories in avocado? I have asked this question of my many friends on Twitter and Facebook but no one seems to know or have the answer. How many avocados can a person eat and still lose weight? I […]

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