2. Evidence suggests vegetarians have a lower mortality rate thanks to improved cardiovascular health.
3. Mushroom risotto is less expensive than filet mignon = They're cheaper dates.
4. You'll never have to worry about them stealing your bacon.
5. Being the butt of so many jokes, vegetarians have grown a thick skin.
6. Since they care about you, they'll encourage you to eat healthier.
7. But they can still indulge in the finest junk food with you.
8. They gave up pepperoni pizza, so it's safe to say they aren't afraid of commitment.
10. They are compassionate toward animals, so they'll most likely be sweet to you even when you're in the dog house.
11. They can whip up some meals that will have even die-hard carnivores drooling.
12. They have incredible role models — literally some of the smartest and most inspiring people in history.
With friends like these, who needs meat?