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Cutting down on meat for health: More people are trying it
Cutting down on meat for health: More people are trying it

Former President Bill Clinton, whose voracious appetite was legendary, went vegan in 2010 to protect his health after heart surgery.  And while cutting out animal products is no guarantee of a healthful diet, research shows eating plant-based foods is good for humans. Health is one of the primary reasons people chose a vegan diet. But it’s easy to see how that can go awry. Corn chips are vegan. And most French fries. Plenty of candy and white bread. The list goes on. I decided to try a plant-heavy vegan diet for the month of January and write about my progress. A few people asked me how I’d get enough protein (easy to do with tofu and nuts, for example), or whether...

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