We asked five experts: is vegetarianism healthier?

Freo is chock a block with vegetarians – or so we sometimes think. Not a bad thing, if true. They are no doubt helping to save the planet, and all the better for it. Read on.

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Vegetarianism is on the rise in Australia, as many vegetarians will gladly tell you. While many people who eschew meat products do so for the sake of animals and the environment, we’re starting to learn more about the negative health effects of meat and the benefits from eating a plant-based diet.

We asked five experts if a vegetarian diet is healthier.

Four out of five experts said yes

Here are their detailed responses:

Four out of five experts say a vegetarian diet is healthier.
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Article by Alexandra Hansen, Chief of Staff, The Conversation

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