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- VegSource: A comprehensive
and informative vegetarian resource site.
- Vegan Outreach, with
its excellent essay "Why
China-Cornell-Oxford project has been called "the most comprehensive
large study ever undertaken of the relationship between diet and
the risk of developing disease" by the New York Times. Its findings
strongly support a vegetarian diet as a way to reduce risk of
- Vegan.com: Lots of information,
a bookstore, and other information.
- Vegetarian Resource Group (VRG)
Home Page includes catalogs, guides, tips, journals, recipes,
articles, food for institutions, etc.
- The Vegetarian
Channel- large directory of links
- Vegan-Info.com- A directory of
information for Vegans including an extensive list of which additives
are vegan and which are not.
- 101 Reasons to be
a Vegetarian, an excellent essay by Pamela Rice.
- The Vegetarian Pages
accurately describes itself as "hopefully a definitive guide to
what is available on the Internet for vegetarian-related information."
It includes the World
Guide to Vegetarianism (a comprehensive guide to restaurants,
stores, organizations, recipe servers, other veg sites etc), links
to a number of vegetarian organizations around the world, essays,
nutritional data, a list of famous
- Famous vegetarians
- The newveg site is an
excellent resource for new (as well as long-time) vegetarians,
with many articles including
"How to be a Vegetarian in 10 Easy Steps".
- McSpotlight has everything
McDonald's doesn't want you to know!
- The Vegan Society (UK)
has some interesting
informational sheets and a nice "why
- "How to
win an argument with a meat eater" - HTML version of the great
poster, good place if you are looking for statistics on health,
hunger, environment, ethics, etc.
- The rec.food.veg newsgroup
and their Frequently
Asked Questions list.
- Information on
vegetarian-friendly organizations around the world.
- North American Vegetarian Society (NAVS) Home Page
includes a mail-order bookshop and listings of their literature,
some of which is on line. Many nearby organizations are
NAVS New England affiliates.
- Vegan Action, a non-profit
group based in Berkeley, which has recently launched its McVegan
- The Peta Factsheets on Vegetarianism
address many key issues in vegetarianism today.
- Veggies Unite! Recipes,
links to other veggie sites, etc.
- Lucy Tancredi,
- The ADA position
paper on vegetarian diets explains why vegetarians have lower
risks of "several chronic degenerative diseases and conditions,
including obesity, coronary artery disease, hypertension, diabetes
mellitus, and some types of cancer." Specifically, they mention
colon, breast, lung, and prostate cancer. They also say that vegetarians
are not at risk for protein, iron, zinc, or calcium deficiencies
(common myths). Finally, they give meal planning suggestions.
- Physician's Committee for Responsible
Medicine (PCRM) listing, which includes:
- Charles Attwood,
M.D., F.A.A.P, author of Dr. Attwood's Low-Fat Prescription
For Kids has a great site with great essays on vegetarianism,
especially as it relates to children. There's also an article
entitled "Debunking the 'Zone Diet'".
- Articles about the Campbell China
study and the link between meat and various cancers, and protein
and osteoporosis from the NY Times and the
- A set of papers on natural diet, milk, protein,