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The New Vegetarians: These four women walked away from meat for different reasons--and say doing so changed thei...

The New Vegetarians: These four women walked away from meat for different reasons--and say doing so changed thei...

These four women walked away from meat for different reasons–and say doing so changed their lives, for the better. Could it change yours? By Karen Cicero, Prevention Shortly after giving up meat in 1995, Jessica Lindsey took a cross-country trip that gave her a taste of what eating out was going to be like. “Vegetarianism was still so fringe then that hardly anyone outside of California knew what it meant,” she says. “At one restaurant, the waitress told me that the soups were vegetarian. She said that the broth was from beef, and it contained chicken pieces, but no meat!” 7 Foods that should never cross your lips . Today Lindsey rarely has such strange encounters. Vegetarianism is steadily becoming more mainstream. Roughly 6 to 8 million Americans are vegetarians, according to the Vegetarian Resource Group–up from a half million to 2 million in 1994. And they have gotten ...

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