No longer just “hippie food,” vegetarianism has spread across the US to various types of households in the past several decades. Tons of celebrities from Ellen DeGeneres to Liam Hemsworth have committed to living a plant-based life, and that mirrors the diet’s rise in popularity.
Vegetarians are people who abstain from eating meat. But they aren’t to be confused with vegans, who abstain from any and all animal products including milk and eggs.
Vegetarians get asked a lot of the same questions over and over, proving there’s still a good bit of confusion around it. To help straighten things out, we’re debunking 10 myths about vegetarianism.