Eating Vegetarian

Healthy Eating For Vegetarians (PDF | 500KB)

USDA. Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion.

Follow these tips to create a healthy vegetarian eating plan.


Vegetarian protein food sources MyPlate Tips & Resources - Vegetarian Diets

USDA. Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion.

See ways vegetarian diets can meet nutrient recommendations, including protein, iron, calcium, zinc, and vitamin B12, with helpful tips for meal planning.


MedlinePlus: Vegetarianism

DHHS. NIH. National Library of Medicine.

Read general information about vegetarian diets, including recommendations for a healthy diet. Also in Spanish.


Vegetarian Nutrition

USDA. NAL. Food and Nutrition Information Center.

Find more in-depth information and resources on vegetarianism, nutrients of concern, planning a healthy diet, and vegetarian organizations.


Healthfinder.gov - Vegetarian Diet

DHHS. Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.


GirlsHealth.gov - Vegetarian Eating

DHHS. OWH. National Women's Health Information Center.

Do you know a girl between the 10-16 years-old who is interested in vegetarian eating? If so, share this fact sheet which discusses the different types of vegetarian diets and explains how vegetarians can be sure to get all the nutrients they need.


Vegetarian Nutrition Resource List (2008) (PDF | 247 KB)

USDA. NAL. Food and Nutrition Information Center.

Find resources on vegetarian nutrition including websites, books and other items for those interested in healthy vegetarian eating.