Vegetarian and Vegan Diets

The Physicians Committee

Vegetarian and Vegan Diets

A vegetarian diet is the optimal way to meet your nutritional needs. The key to a healthy vegetarian diet or vegan diet is variety - which includes fruits, vegetables, whole grains and legumes. Find out what you need to know about a plant-based diet:

The Power PlateThe Power Plate

Discover the four food groups that provide all the good nutrition you need —fruits, vegetables, legumes, and grains. Go >



Vegan resources in SpanishRecursos en Espanól

La versión en español del Vegetarian Starter Kit, la introducción popular de Comité de Médicos a una dieta basada en las plantas.

Hindi vegan resources Resources in Hindi

Prevent chronic disease, maintain weight, and learn to use nutrition as medicine while trying delicious tradional Indian foods. Let's get started >

Vegetarian Starter KitVegetarian Starter Kit

Learn about cancer prevention and survival through a better understanding of cancer causes, particularly the link between nutrition and cancer. Get the kit >


Vegan Recipe of the WeekVegan Receipe of the Week

Sign up to get a new vegan recipe every week, or find holiday menus, meal planners and shopping lists, or just browse the menu archive. Start exploring >

Food for Life Nutrition and Cooking ClassesFood for Life Nutrtion and Cooking Classes

Learn about healthy foods through cooking demos of simple and nutritious recipes. Find a class near you >

21-Day Vegan Kickstart21 Day Vegan Kickstart

Get help making sustainable dietary changes with a step-by-step diet makeover, including recipes and nutrition webcasts. Learn how and get started now >

Vegan Kickstart Plus
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