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Could You Be Genetically Programmed to Be a Vegetarian?

Science says your diet may be less about choice and more about genetics.

Your Vegetarian Meat Substitutes May Be Full of Lies

Apparently, opting for vegetarian doesn't actually guarantee you're meat-free.

12 Reasons a Vegetarian Diet Is a Good Idea

Allow us to convince you on meatless Monday!

Why a Plant-Based Diet Is Ideal for Weight Loss

Move over, Cavemen: People following a vegetarian or vegan diet are more likely to lose weight than their meat-eating counterparts.

16 Thoughts a Vegetarian Has at a BBQ

Go inside the mind of a non-meat-eater before you fire up the grill for the Fourth.

Crazy-Good Burger Recipes for a Vegetarian Cookout

Trust us, even meat lovers will want a bite once they taste your healthy grillings.

Beyond Meat’s High-Protein Veggie Burger Is the Best Thing to Ever Happen to Vegans

No more worrying about where to get your protein and vitamins—Beyond Meat's Beast Burger has your back.

Is This Why Most Vegetarians Go Back to Eating Meat?

A new survey finds that only 10 percent of people actually stick to a vegetarian diet.

Ask the Diet Doctor: Vegetarian Diet Deficiencies

Swearing off meat can be healthy, but are you getting enough of the nutrients you need?

The Plant-Based Diet Rules You Should Be Following

Acclaimed New York Times columnist Mark Bittman says fewer processed and animal-based foods will do you and the planet good—if you follow these rules.

5 Ways to Become a Part-Time Vegetarian

Can't commit 100 percent to a meat-free lifestyle? You don't have to.

The Surprising Way Vegetarians May Be Ruining Their Workouts

The issue exercise scientists say meat-free gym rats could face.

The Real Effects of the Paleo Diet on Hunger

You may have heard about a new study testing the popular diet’s effects on hunger. Here’s what you really need to know if you decide to “eat like our ancestors.”

5 Light and Healthy No-Cook Recipes

Eating a plant-based raw diet is totally approachable with these delicious recipes from the new book Eat Raw, Not Cooked.

The Best Diet for Your Health

Researchers looked at the science on paleo, lowfat, low-carb, vegan, and more diets to finally decide the optimal way to eat.

A Healthy Holiday Side Dish from Chef Candice Kumai

Chef Candice Kumai shows you how to prepare this delicious side dish in our new video series The Chic Kitchen.

Ask the Diet Doctor: What's Up with the Hemp Seeds Hype?

You can find these seeds in a lot of packaged foods and you may sprinkle them into oatmeal or on salads, but is all the talk just hype?

Ask the Diet Doctor: Complete and Incomplete Proteins

Learn what makes a protein complete and find out if your diet is providing the nutrients you need to build muscle and burn fat.

5 Vegan Foods That Make You Fat

Just because it's vegan, doesn't mean it won't pack on pounds.

The 25 Sexiest Vegan and Vegetarian Celebrities

25 steamy stars who are known for their compassionate diets. We swoon!

Vegetarian Protein: 12 Meat-Free Sources

Add these protein-packed foods to your diet to maintain your weight—whether you’re vegetarian or not.

4 Creative Ways to Winterize Your Salad

Iron Chef Cat Cora shares her top tips for transitioning the diet-friendly dish into the colder months and her favorite wintertime salad recipe.

The Best Frozen Meals Under 400 Calories

10 delicious dishes that bust the dieting-equals-deprivation myth.

The 10 Best Diet Programs

Vegan or veggie? Paleo or high-protein? Find the right plan for you.

Did Meat Make Us Human?

Eating meat may have given our brains a boost in evolution

Will Going Vegetarian Help You Lose Weight?

Adele dropped major weight by following a strict vegetarian diet but is going veggie or vegan the secret to weight loss? Nutritionist Cynthia Sass share why it works—and why it doesn’t sometimes.