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There are probably as many reasons for becoming vegetarian as there are vegetarians.
Some people give up meat for spiritual reasons, some for health reasons, some for ecological concerns -
some people just don't like the taste of meat. If you're looking into a vegetarian lifestyle, you will
learn a lot through these links. If you're already a vegetarian, you'll find many of these links quite
useful. And remember... Ben Franklin ate tofu!
||To Meat or Not to Meat?|
Often a Yoga practice or a search for a healthier lifestyle will bring up questions about vegetarianism.
This All Spirit article points out that there is more to consider in a healthy diet than merely deciding
whether to eat meat.
This is an all-purpose site for vegetarians, and vegans too. There are informative articles about
subjects such as weight-loss strategies and supplements, a newsletter, recipes and community. This
site promotes vegetarianism for the whole family.
||20 Questions About Vegetarianism|
Why do people become vegetarians? Is it possible to get enough protein on a vegetarian diet? These,
and 18 other questions, are answered here.
||Vegetarianism in a Nutshell|
Got some more questions about vegetarianism? Here are more answers!
Whether you've been thinking about going vegetarian, or have been living the meat-free lifestyle for a
long time now, Tiffany Refior has loads of resources for you, from holiday-specific recipes to info on
nutrition, organic choices, celebrities and more!
||The Veggie Table|
In addition to explaining vegetarian basics, this site has cookbook reviews and some truly delicious recipes!
||Healthy and Delicious Vegetable Recipes|
Here's a selection of some great vegetable recipes from Green Nature, an environment, ecology, and nature news site.
You can also find some tips on organic vegetable gardening, if you want to grow your own.
||Why the Yogic Way for Food?|
The Yogic way of eating means not only vegetarianism, but also eating foods in their whole form as
much as possible. If this is the direction you would like to take with your diet, this site can help.
||Eating Vegetarian for Spirit|
This Kundalini Yoga site approaches vegetarianism from a spiritual and karmic point of view.
||Dr. Dean Ornish, M.D.'s Lifestyle Plan|
Dr. Ornish has promoted a low-fat, vegetarian lifestyle for many years now, claiming that it promotes
heart health. While it's a little austere by some measures, it's worth looking into, as it will make
you thinner and healthier.
||Vegetarian Weight Loss Plan|
Going vegetarian does not mean you will immediately lose weight (yes, there are obese vegetarians out
there!). You need a diet plan just like anyone else. Here's one.
This is a veritable vegetarian recipe clearing house! This whole section of allrecipes.com is completely
dedicated to vegetarian recipes, from appetizers to dessert, from simple to elaborate. Luckily, there's
a search engine.
||The Low Fat Vegetarian Recipe Archive|
Just vegetarian isn't good enough for you - your recipes also have to be low-fat? No problem! This
site is here to help.
||Yoga Diet & Recipes|
Wai Lana is a Yoga teacher who has a television show and a video series. She also has a library of
delicious, yoga-based recipes.