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More than a quarter of Americans (28 percent) would turn down a date with a vegan, according to new polling.

This number dropped slightly to 25 percent for millennials, says the data from meal delivery service Food Box HQ.

And it appears men are less open-minded than women – with 33 percent saying they would not be interested in dating a herbivore.

Ditching meat?

A massive 70 percent of respondents said they wouldn’t give up meat for their partner,

Of those who would ditch meat for love, 10 percent said they would then secretly consume a pork chop behind their partner’s back.

According to the research, vegans are much more open-minded: with 90 percent saying they would date an omnivore.

Maria Chiorando

Maria is the editor of Plant Based News. As a former magazine editor, newspaper reporter, and features writer, her work has been published by The Guardian, The Huffington Post, and various regional newspapers, as well as Vegan Life magazine and Vegan Trade Journal. She has interviewed a huge range of people, from Prime Ministers to authors, activists, pop stars and actors, and enjoys the varied range of topics writing for PBN allows her to tackle.