6/17/2013

A societal belief persists that a well-balanced diet includes some type of meat, dairy or fish, so people continue to ask whether a vegetarian or vegan diet can be enough in terms of nutrition and variety, registered dietitian Sarah Ellis writes. She notes that white lima beans, watermelon, sugar snap peas and a mixed-greens salad are an example of a vegetarian meal that is packed with nutrition but low in calories.

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