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Food Wednesday: Vegetarianism and happiness

While many studies indicate that vegetarians are healthier than their omnivorous counterparts, a new one suggests that they may not be as happy. A survey study of more than 50,000 Australians a year indicates vegetarians suffer from more depression and anxiety disorders than non vegetarians. So what’s behind this and how was happiness even measured. To find out we talk to Chewing the Fat podcast co-hosts Monica Eng and Louisa Chu about the study and have been fielding opinions on this topic for the past few days(Flickr/Masahiro Ihara)

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