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Health effects of a vegetarian diet

SOME OF THE WAYS IN WHICH A VEGETARIAN DIET IS HEALTHY Heart Disease Vegetarians have the lowest rate of atherosclerotic heart disease of any group in the United States. Meat eaters have a ten times greater risk of breast and colon cancer than do pure vegetarians. Diabetes On a low fat vegetarian diet 90% of adult-onset […]

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Why Vegan?

Why Vegan? by George Eisman, Registered Dietitian Dec. 15, 2012 Many people ask me why a vegan diet is superior to a lacto-ovo vegetarian diet, or a diet that includes “a little fish and chicken”.  I answer that totally plant-based foods carry no cholesterol and no artery-clogging saturated animal fats that are highly-related to increased incidence of […]

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