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Vegetarian or Vegan?

It's a sticky topic - one involving much debate, controversy, and discussion about ethics and morality. Holistic nutritionists support a plant based diet composed of whole foods.

Based my assessment, I could tell whether a client was following a sustainable vegetarian or vegan diet, or if they should consider adding a few servings of meat, poultry, fish, or eggs to their meal plan. Some clients appreciated this advice, while others decided not to work with me because my recommendations did not align with their values. And it's all ok.

 So - 'plant based' could mean a diet composed entirely of plants or it could mean that you consume animal protein perhaps only at dinner.

When I explained it to people this way, they realize that they could eat say, five to seven servings of meat per week, and they would be eating mostly plants. Done.

The next thing we discuss is the number of servings per week each of meat, poultry, and fish. Can they try to...

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