To be healthy, a well planned diet which meets our nutritional needs is required. A good balanced vegetarian diet can meet all our nutritional requirements. Such a diet can meet the needs of people of all ages.

People follow a vegetarian diet for cultural, religious or ethical reasons or to stay healthy and prevent diseases of the heart and other diseases like high blood pressure, cholesterol, etc. Vegetarianism is gaining acceptance.

Nowadays, with the introduction of modern amenities our lifestyle has changed and life has become much simpler.

However, due to an alarming increase in diseases and health risks people are slowly recognising the need for exercise and a healthy diet. Nowadays children have very erratic food habits and eat lot of junk food. They should be taught to eat a balanced diet right from childhood.