10 Tips for Eating Fewer Animal Products

April 14, 2015 8:20 PM

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Making the decision to change the way one eats is deeply personal, and usually it happens gradually. Earlier this month, a federal panel recommended that Americans eat less meat and take on a diet lower in animal-based foods. They explained that a vegan diet not only can improve our health but has less of a negative environmental impact. Being vegan myself, I think it can only benefit others to at least ponder what life would be like on a diet filled with fewer animal products.

1. Think you'll miss that meat component to your meal? There are many meat alternatives. I confess: Not all meat alternatives were created equal. Don't disparage if you try one and it tastes like your car tire. I promise there are lots of delicious ones out there. Look to our lists for starters or b...

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