Chicago, IL, January 2002 -- Are Americans looking for ways to make their diets healthier? In a new report from Mintel Consumer Intelligence, research shows that the vegetarian food market will continue to grow for the next five years at a rate of 100% - 125%. The market is projected to be worth $1.25 billion in 2001. This due to the fact that more Americans are moving into their middle years and become more proactive about their own health and the health of their families.