Eating Vegetarian

10 Tips - Healthy Eating For Vegetarians (PDF | 500KB)

USDA. Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion.

Follow these tips to create a healthy vegetarian eating plan.


MyPlate Tips for Vegetarians

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: Vegetarian Diet

DHHS. NIH. National Library of Medicine.

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


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.