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Vegetarianism is Top Trend

Allrecipes.com features reduced meat-consumption as one of the food trends of 2010.

Allrecipes.com published its “Most Compelling Trends of 2010" report, with the sixth trend being the popularity of vegetarianism due to more and more people wanting to reduce their meat consumption. The articles notes that as more restaurants get involved with meat-free initiatives such as Meatless Mondays and more people choose to forgo meat for health reasons, vegetables are becoming a culinary star. The survey reported that 75 percent of people who have decided to reduce their consumption did so for health reasons, while 19 percent of people were motivated by environmental concerns.

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