by Sabra Rebo, R.D.
Have you been thinking about switching to a plant-based diet or incorporating more plant protein into your diet? There are many great reasons to do so, including your health, the environment, and compassion for animals. A well-planned vegetarian diet can reduce your risk of diabetes, cardiovascular disease, cancer, and hypertension.1 Vegetarians also tend to have a lower body mass index (a measure of body fat)2. The health benefits of a vegetarian diet are great motivators to make the switch to plant-based eating!