article was written by Ashley Palmer, with graphics created by Nare Ovsepian.
results are in for the Vegetarian Resource Group's poll of the
number of vegetarians in the United States. The results are promising, with
approximately 5 percent of poll respondents saying that they never eat meat, including
fish, seafood, or poultry. Even better? About half of these vegetarians are
you're having a hard time picturing what 2.5 percent of the U.S. looks like,
there are almost as many vegans as there are people in Los Angeles County, the
most populous county in the country.
you're still having trouble imagining what 2.5 percent looks like, this should
clear up all confusion:
right folks, the vegetarian and vegan community is gaining steam—and we're a
growing force to be reckoned with! If you haven't done so already, join us in
the fight to end
by browsing our database of hundreds of
and then pledging to be
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