08/14/2012 02:54 pm ET

Baby Boomers Embrace Vegetarianism, But Such Diets Have Risks As Well As Benefits

For many baby boomers, former president Bill Clinton among them, vegetarian diets -- including vegan ones, which eschew all animal products -- have become a way of life. Much of the reason for that, doctors say, is that this demographic group is heading into prime time for health issues and sees vegetarianism as a way to protect their bodies.

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