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.

RHR: Reflections on The Game Changers Debate
The film The Game Changers makes a number of claims I disagree with—namely, that animal products are harmful and that a vegan diet is optimal for athletes. I recently appeared on The Joe Rogan Experience...
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RHR: How Protein Supports Your Muscle Health, with Dr. Gabrielle Lyon
The protein we eat affects our muscle health, which is tied to our longevity and vitality. So what is the impact of avoiding high-quality animal proteins and adopting a plant-based, vegan diet? In this episode...
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What Is an Ancestral Diet and How Does It Help You?
What did our Paleolithic ancestors eat? While there was no “one” ancestral diet, they all shared common features. Find out what an ancestral diet looks like and how it can fight chronic disease.
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Do Your Kids Need to Eat Meat to Thrive?
Are you considering a vegetarian or vegan diet for your child? Here’s my take on why kids need to eat meat to grow into healthy adults.
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Kids need to eat meat and healthy, whole foods like this apple.
Do Vegetarians and Vegans Live Longer Than Meat Eaters?
Despite what common myths state, there’s no proof that vegetarians and vegans live longer than omnivores. Find out how this misconception got started.
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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
In this episode, I spoke with Diana Rogers, a dietician and organic farmer who regularly writes about animal welfare and environmental issues in the food system.
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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.
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RHR: The Truth about Legumes, Saturated Fats, and Vegetarian Diets
In this episode, we cover the legume controversy, research on saturated fats, and why you should think twice about a vegetarian diet.
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5 Reasons Why Nearly Everyone (Even Vegetarians) Should Eat Gelatin
There are so many amazing benefits from eating gelatin, including improvements in digestive, skin, and mental health. So why aren’t we eating more of it?
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