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People become vegetarians for a whole range of reasons. Whatever the reason, it is important to have a well planned and balanced diet in order to be healthy and fit with energy to enjoy life and fun times. There may be health benefits to well-planned and properly balanced vegetarian eating. But if your vegetarian diet is not well planned and well balanced, your health can be affected.
To find out a lot more about vegetarian and vegan eating have a look at this topic on the Better Health Channel (Victorian Government site).
The information on this site should not be used as an alternative to professional care. If you have a particular problem, see a doctor or other health professional.