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Nutrients: "Beyond Meatless, the Health Effects of Vegan Diets: Findings from the Adventist Cohorts."
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Deckers, J. Animal (De)liberation: Should the Consumption of Animal Products Be Banned?, "The Ethics of Qualified Moral Veganism," Ubiquity Press, 2016.
Journal of Environmental and Public Health: "Reducing the Environmental Impact of Dietary Choice: Perspectives from a Behavioural and Social Change Approach."
The Journal of Unexplored Medical Data: "The role of plant-based nutrition in cancer prevention."
National Institutes of Health: "Digging a Vegetarian Diet."
CDC: "Only 1 in 10 Adults Get Enough Fruits or Vegetables."
The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition: "Health Effects of Vegan Diets."
Mayo Clinic: "Vegetarian diet: How to get the best nutrition," "Carbohydrates: How carbs fit into a healthy diet."
A Healthier Michigan: "Top 10 Reasons to Consult with a Registered Dietitian."
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The BMJ: "Dietary carbohydrates: role of quality and quantity in chronic disease."
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U.S. Department of Agriculture ChooseMyPlate: "10 Tips: Healthy Eating for Vegetarians."
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals: "Animal-Derived Ingredients List," "How to Go Vegan."
Nutrients: "Soy, Soy Foods and Their Roles in Vegetarian Diets."
American Cancer Society: "Soy and Cancer Risk: Our Expert’s Advice."
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