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Flexitarians: Defining The Diet Trend

Flexitarians: A definition

Flexitarians are also sometimes referred to as part-time vegetarians or flexible vegetarians.

  • They often do without meat, usually have a great interest in animal and environmental protection, and are generally critical of factory farming.
  • Flexitarians will eat meat once in a while, but only of high quality. Fish is also consumed only occasionally and strictly from sustainable catches.
  • In general, the high quality of the food plays a major role for flexitarians. Many people, therefore, shop in organic markets.
  • Flexitarians often pay attention to a gentle cooking method when preparing food.
  • Nutrition researchers recommend a flexitarian diet, as less meat consumption and a conscious diet are very healthy.
  • Flexitarianism is becoming increasingly popular in Germany.

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Written by John Myers

Professional Chef with 25 years of industry experience at the highest levels. Restaurant owner. Beverage Director with experience creating world-class nationally recognized cocktail programs. Food writer with a distinctive Chef-driven voice and point of view.

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