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? Here’s my take on why kids need to eat meat to grow into healthy adults.
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.
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.
Revolution Health Radio podcast, Chris Kresser
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.
Revolution Health Radio podcast, Chris Kresser
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.
Revolution Health Radio podcast, Chris Kresser
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?
gelatin, benefits of gelatin
Why You Should Think Twice About Vegetarian and Vegan Diets
If you asked the average person on the street whether a vegetarian or vegan diet is healthier than an omnivorous diet, they’d probably say yes. But is this really true?
Vegetarian and vegan diets can’t offer the same nutrients as this grilled meat.
Ask the RD: Are Seeds Healthy and Animal Foods for Vegetarians
In this episode, Laura and Kelsey answer questions about daily nuts and seeds intake and minimum effective dose of animal products to achieve optimum health
The Real Environmental Impact of Red Meat: Part 1
In this two-part series, we'll explore the impact of red meat production on the environment and whether or not it is as harmful as is believed.
red meat impact on environment; red meat environment