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Whether you want to live longer, strive to eat more in accordance with the principles of ahimsa, or hope to lighten your environmental footprint, there are plenty of reasons to give up or cat less meat. But you also need to make sure that you're getting enough of the key nutrients such as protein, iron, calcium, and B-12 vitamins. (See "Getting What You Need, "page 65.)

"Deciding to be a vegetarian doesn't mean that you're going to be healthy," says Keri Gans, a spokeswoman for the

American Dietetic Association and a registered dietitian in Manhattan. "i've had young women coming in with their hair falling out bccause they're not eating a well-balanced vegetarian diet."

Laura Valle, 37, an American who lives in Selfkant-Höngen, Germany, and practices Ashtanga Yoga, dabbled with vegetarianism at different points in her life for both health and ethical reasons. But even after adopting the diet full-time in 2007, she found herself living on the vegetables and starches she prepared, but not adding anything extra to accommodate her new diet. Soon, she was constantly hungry and craving salt and junk food.

"i wasn't making balanced meals," she says. She studied up on nutrition for vegetarians through books, DVDs, and podcasts and began adding whole grains, beans, and things like tempeh, a soy protein, to her diet. "i realized i had to have a better range of foods to eat," she says. "And then i just started to feel great."

Around this time, a bout of adult acnc led her to also give up dairy (which she

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