Category Archives: Vegetarian

Vegetarian Versus Vegan Versus Omnivorous Diet

Studies have compared the nutritional quality of plant based and animal based diets. Generally vegan diets are highly restrictive as they exclude a large number of foods that are normally eaten. Vegan diets therefore tend to have the lowest energy … Continue reading

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How Healthy Are Vegan Diets?

Vegetarian diets are plant based diets that do not contain any animal flesh (meat), but which can contain animal products such as eggs and milk. Vegetarian diets are associated with improved health outcomes because they contain high amounts of nutrients … Continue reading

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The Three Main Nutritional Problems With Vegetarianism

Eating meat is likely required for optimal health. However, some choose not to eat meat and therefore must compensate their diet in order to provide the same level of nutrition as would be found with a meat and plant diet. … Continue reading

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Do You Really Need To Eat Meat?

Humans are omnivores, which means they have anatomical adaptations to consume both animals and plant foods. There is controversy about which diet may provide the greatest health effects, and in reality there is probably not one single diet that can … Continue reading

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The Main Problem With Vegetarian Diets: Iron

Plant based diets can be healthy because plants contain phytochemical, many of which have been shown to have beneficial health effects. In particular, plants are high in antioxidants and fibre. Vegetarian diets have been shown to have certain health benefits, … Continue reading

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The Main Types of Diet

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Vegan Athletes and Performance

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More on Vegan Diets

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The Truth About Vegan Diets

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Iron Status, Protein Quality, Essential Fats

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