7 Reasons to Choose a Plant-Based Diet

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Going plant-based doesn't necessarily mean you have to. Our definition of a plant-based diet allows for modest amounts of fish and lean meat. But more importantly, choosing a diet heavy in fruits and veggies may help ward off chronic diseases and keep you svelte in 2014 and years to come. U.S. News has gathered a few reasons to go the plant-based route.

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