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Beware: Cancer Risk

Regular meat consumption increases the risk of colon cancer by about 300 percent, according to research from Harvard University.

New England Journal of Medicine
 
Vegetarians

Three percent of adults (approximately 6-8 million people) in the United States are vegetarian. Three percent of youth (ages 8-18) are also vegetarian.

Vegetarian Resource Group
 
Vegetarian-Friendly Spots

While it’s getting easier to find a good vegetarian meal almost anywhere, some places in America make it especially easy—and appetizing—to go meatless.

Best Vegetarian-Friendly - Large Cities

1. Portland, Oregon
2. Eugene, Oregon
3. Salt Lake City, Utah

Best Vegetarian-Friendly - Small Cities

1. Asheville, North Carolina
2. Eugene, Oregon
3. Salt Lake City, Utah

Best Vegetarian-Friendly - Airports

1. Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport
2. San Francisco International Airport
3. Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport

Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine

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