Is a vegetarian or vegan diet better for you? Part 1

Is a vegetarian or vegan diet better for you? Part 1

Diet, Nutrition
By Dr. Rehan Lakhani, ND It might be time to rethink your vegetarian/vegan diet. As a naturopathic doctor, I get this question a lot. It has many strong opinions associated with it, and often goes deeper than just which foods to consume. Moral, ethical, and environmental implications have been explored amongst most vegetarians and vegans that I meet. There are a variety of reasons for why someone might choose to consume a vegetarian/vegan diet, including environmental and ethical reasons. It is completely understandable and respectable to make decisions based on the social, economic, environmental, and moral impact of food. Individuals go through their own journeys around these issues, and each of us end up with different answers, and very different reasons for making the food decisions that we make on…
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