The number of vegans in the U.S. has more than doubled in the past three years and the number of vegetarians is on the rise, too. What are the factors driving our greater plant consumption? This infographic from RN to BSN has the details.


Where do you fall in these statistics? Are you an ominivore who eats less meat than they used to? (That’s where I fall.) A vegetarian? A vegan? Have you embraced new eating habits in the past few years?

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Robin Shreeves ( @rshreeves ) focuses on food from a family perspective from her home base in New Jersey.