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Health Tip: Healthy Eating for Vegetarians

(HealthDay News) -- With the right amount and variety of foods to meet your nutritional needs, a vegetarian diet can be healthy, says the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

The USDA provides healthy eating advice for vegetarians:

  • Think about protein. Incorporate beans, nuts or soy products into your diet.

  • Add calcium. Aside from dairy products, there are many other calcium-fortified foods.

  • Get enough vitamin B12. If you do not eat any animal products, consider a B12 supplement.

  • Check current dietary guidelines to ensure you're getting the nutrients you need.

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