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World Vegetarian Day: Learn health facts regarding vegetarianism

… the evidence regarding vegetarianism is really overwhelming, and it shows that plant based diets are probably one of the best things we can do for our bodies. They help to lower your body weight, they might reduce the risk of some cancers. Plant based diets can also be great for lowering the risk of heart disease and even help people live a little longer. Watch the entire video. Here are advantages of becoming a vegetarian: lower bad cholesterol levels, decrease constipation, improve overall …

10 Protein-packed vegetables – Livemint

… on factors like activity levels, age, muscle mass and their state of health. “A common formula used to gauge how much protein is needed by the body is 0.8g of protein per kilogramme of body weight. An average man weighing 70kg will need 56g protein a day, and a woman weighing 60kg will need about 48g a day,” says Taranjeet Kaur, metabolic balance coach and senior nutritionist at AktivOrtho, an orthopaedic rehabilitation centre in the Capital. Another important factor to understand is the …

Vegetarian, meat protein provide similar appetite control, weight loss

… kg/m2, monitoring plasma amino acid profile and gut peptides as potential satiety biomarkers. After 3 days of a maintenance diet, the men were crossed over to either a vegetarian HPWL (Soy-HPWL) or a meat-based HPWL (Meat-HPWL) diet for 2 weeks; both diets consisted of 30% protein, 30% fat and 40% carbohydrate. The researchers measured body weight and the motivation to eat daily. During a 5-hour test-meal challenge at the end of each diet period, the investigators collected plasma satiety …

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