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Why do people become vegetarians?

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People choose to be vegetarians for all sorts of reasons. Some common reasons someone may consider a meatless diet:

  • animal rights
  • environmental concerns
  • religious beliefs
  • health and well-being
  • personal likes and dislikes

SOURCES:

Palo Alto Medical Foundation: "Vegetarianism in Teens."

Kidshealth.org: "Becoming a Vegetarian."

Reviewed by Michael Dansinger on December 10, 2019

SOURCES:

Palo Alto Medical Foundation: "Vegetarianism in Teens."

Kidshealth.org: "Becoming a Vegetarian."

Reviewed by Michael Dansinger on December 10, 2019

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