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TheSmartVegetarian.com provides this website as a service.

While the information contained within this site is periodically updated, no guarantee is given that the information provided in this website is correct, complete, and/or up-to-date.

The materials contained on this website are provided for general information and entertainment purposes and do not constitute legal or other professional advice on any subject matter. TheSmartVegetarian.com does not accept any responsibility for any loss which may arise from reliance on information contained on this site.

Some links within this website may lead to other websites, including those operated and maintained by third parties. TheSmartVegetarian.com includes these links solely as a convenience to you, and the presence of such a link does not imply a responsibility for the linked site or an endorsement of the linked site, its operator, or its contents (exceptions may apply).

This website and its contents are provided “AS IS” without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement.

Medical Disclaimer

The information on TheSmartVegetarian.com is not intended to diagnose or prescribe any medical condition or treatment. If used, this information should be used in cooperation with your doctor or health care practitioner to solve your health problems.

In the event you use the information contained on TheSmartVegetarian.com yourself, you are prescribing for yourself, which is your right, but the author(s), publisher and owner of  TheSmartVegetarian.com assume no responsibility for you, your condition, or the outcomes of your self-treatment.

FDA Required Disclaimer: Statements provided on this website are for informational purposes only. These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

Advertiser and/or Affiliate Disclaimer

The Federal Trade Commission requires disclosure of any relationship between a product manufacturer or service provider and a website when that site posts articles about or makes referrals to a product or service.

TheSmartVegetarian.com is NOT paid to do reviews. If a merchant provides a product or service for evaluation, the author(s) of TheSmartVegetarian.com provides their honest assessment of the product or service without regard for potential sales of that product or service.

TheSmartVegetarian.com contains, both within the text of the body copy and in separate, stand-alone display, links to other websites that may offer products and/or services. If you click on those links and/or purchase products or services through those links, TheSmartVegetarian.com may receive a commission on that purchase. The price you pay, however, is not affected.

TheSmartVegetarian.com is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.com.
TheSmartVegetarian.com also hosts display ads and banners which are selected by Google or other third-party advertisers and are presented to the viewer based on data collected by Google or other third-party companies. TheSmartVegetarian.com has no control over these ads and takes no responsibility for the content of the ads and does not offer any guarantee or warranty of the products or services offered in those ads. For more information about Google ads and policies, please see the Privacy Policy.


All materials on TheSmartVegetarian.com, wholly or in part, are protected by copyright under international conventions. No part of this site may be copied, reproduced, reformatted, republished, retransmitted, sold, placed in permanent storage, or used in any way, on- or offline, without the prior written consent of TheSmartVegetarian.com except that permission is given for the downloading and temporary storage of one or more of these pages for the purpose of viewing on a personal computer.


All comments, suggestions, ideas, questions, photographs, graphics, or other information submitted to TheSmartVegetarian.com though the site or otherwise (other than information specifically protected under the Privacy Policy) becomes the sole possession of, and falls under the copyright of, TheSmartVegetarian.com and may be used for any purpose without compensation to the submitter. Making a submission to TheSmartVegetarian.com constitutes the submitter’s acknowledgement of this policy.

Curation Policy

The goal of TheSmartVegetarian.com is to be a comprehensive resource for anyone that has an interest in or questions regarding vegetarian eating and food preparation. TheSmartVegetarian.com takes a logical and no-nonsense approach to vegetarian issues without bias in the hope of dispelling the myths that surround all forms of vegetarianism.

TheSmartVegetarian.com strives to maintain a truthful and unbiased compendium of knowledge, including original content, product reviews and useful tips, as well as curated articles from other top blogs and websites. In that spirit TheSmartVegetarian.com will sometimes curate or excerpt content from other quality sources on the web. 

Curation means finding good, well-written, and highly relevant material for the readers of TheSmartVegetarian.com and posting portions of that content on the site, with links back to the original source.

In posting content from other sites TheSmartVegetarian.com encourages readers to view the curated content on the original website by providing a direct link back the source material. It does NOT however, state or imply that TheSmartVegetarian.com in any way endorses or takes responsibility for that content or its author(s) or publisher(s).

If you are the author or publisher of curated content found within TheSmartVegetarian.com and wish us to not quote from and link to content from your website, please Contact TheSmartVegetarian.com, and request your material and links be removed.

Changes to the Terms of Use

TheSmartVegetarian.com reserves the right to make changes to these Terms of Use. If there is a material change in these practices, it will be indicated on this site that the Terms of Use have changed and a link will be provided to the new policy. TheSmartVegetarian.com encourages you to periodically review these Terms of Use.

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