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It is the position of the American Dietetic Association and Dietitians of Canada that appropriately planned vegetarian diets are healthful, nutritionally adequate, and provide health benefits in the prevention and treatment of certain diseases.

Vegetarian diets offer a number of advantages, including lower levels of saturated fat, cholesterol and animal protein, and higher levels of carbohydrates, fiber, magnesium, boron, folate, antioxidants such as vitamin C and E, carotenoids and phytochemicals.

Work up to 60 minutes of activity each day - two 10-minute walks, 20 minutes of yard work, and 20 minutes of stretching, cycling, skating, or dancing - it all adds up and every little bit counts!

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