Vegetarian & Vegan Diets Archives | Chris Kresser

Vegetarian & Vegan Diets

Vegetarianism and veganism have been quite popular topics in recent years, but do they put you at risk for a nutrient deficiency? Find out with these research-based articles.

Do Your Kids Need to Eat Meat to Thrive?
Are you considering a vegetarian or vegan diet for your child? Or perhaps you’re pregnant, and you want to know the health impact of a meat-free diet. Here’s my take on why kids need to...
Kids need to eat meat and healthy, whole foods like this apple.
Do Vegetarians and Vegans Live Longer than Meat Eaters?
One of the most common claims made by advocates of vegetarian and vegan diets is that people who abstain from eating meat (vegetarians) or all animal products (vegans) live longer than meat eaters. This has...
An elderly person eats a vegetarian meal, possibly due to a belief that vegetarians and vegans live longer than omnivores.
RHR: The Impacts and Ethics of Eating Meat — with Diana Rodgers
It seems like almost every week there is a new article published documenting the negative environmental or ethical implications of consuming animal foods. But there are a lot of inaccuracies and misconceptions on this topic...
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RHR: Are Vegetarian Diets Better for the Microbiome?
It is true that some studies show vegetarian diets are better for the microbiome and eating meat is associated with unfavorable changes in the microbiome. The issue with most of this kind of research is...
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RHR: The Truth About Legumes, Saturated Fats, and Vegetarian Diets
This week we cover two controversial topics: the legume-Paleo debate and my latest article on vegetarian and vegan diets. In this episode, we cover: 1:30 What Chris ate for breakfast 4:02 Behind the Dr. Oz...
5 Reasons Why Nearly Everyone (Even Vegetarians) Should Eat Gelatin
This is a guest post by Laura Schoenfeld, a Registered Dietitian with a Master’s degree in Public Health, and staff nutritionist and content manager for ChrisKresser.com. You can learn more about Laura by checking out her blog or visiting her on Facebook....