I've been vegetarian for 19 years and my health has been perfect. I've eaten terribly for some of it and never suffered for it. The protein scare is overplayed and inaccurate. Protein is in almost everything, including vegetables. You can easily be a vegetarian without thinking about what you eat.
People eat fast food and frozen entrees to no end. Somehow it's a major concern that someone eats vegetarian, but nevermind about childhood obesity rates or diabetes brought on by a poor diet which included meat.
It's simple, a vegetarian diet is healthier than the average American diet - even if not the right foods are not eaten.
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