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  • Healthful Vegetarian Meal Ideas

    A healthy vegetarian diet includes a wide variety of foods from all the food groups. Be creative in planning menus and trying new foods. Here are some healthful, vegetarian meal ideas to get you started.

  • Does My Child Need a Gluten Free Diet

    Gluten is a protein found in certain grains like wheat, barley and rye and is harmless for most children - with the exception of celiac disease or non-celiac gluten sensitivity.

  • Vegging Out: Tips on Switching to a Meatless Diet

    Becoming a vegetarian — especially if you've been a lifelong meat-eater — isn't always easy. Your best bet? Switch to a vegetarian diet in steps. A gradual change will give you time to find vegetarian foods that you like.

  • Egg Alternatives

    For some, eggs are off limits due to dietary preferences, restrictions or allergies. And, although relatively low in cost, the price of eggs can rise due to various reasons, including egg shortages caused by a bird flu virus outbreak. In any case, consider integrating egg alternatives as staples in your kitchen.

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