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Vegetarian restaurant Transformer in Fitzroy is Vegie Bar’s grown-up sibling with real style | Best of Melbourne | Melbourne Lifestyle | | Herald Sun

By Dan Stock, Herald Sun | May 19, 2015 THE Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations tells us to do it. So, too, world cancer research bodies. The Intercontinental Panel on Climate Change highlights it as a major contributing factor and don’t even think of getting the likes of Greenpeace or Friends of the Earth started. But the message is starting to sink in. Eating less meat is good for us, and good for the planet. Not that you’d know this from dining at Transformer. In …

6 Delicious Vegetarian Dishes Requiring 5 Ingredients or Fewer

… nutrition and medicine at the University of Vermont, told Women’s Health. Consuming less meat also reduces your cancer risk and helps with weight maintenance. Furthermore, vegetarianism helps preserve essential resources; eating a plant-based meal for lunch rather than a burger saves 2.5 pounds of carbon dioxide emissions, 133 gallons of water, and 24 square feet of land, Women’s Health reports. The benefits don’t end there, either. Vegetarian dishes are delicious and easy to make, …

7 Types of Vegetarianism and Their Environmental and Health Benefits | Care2 Causes

… their diet; cardiac failures and cancer deaths are extremely low among vegan people. Being vegan also has a major positive impact on the environment: it saves water, helps reverse land degradation, lessens pollution and more. The Lacto Vegetarian Someone who is a lacto vegetarian does not eat red or white meats, fish, poultry, fowl or eggs, but they do use dairy products. Some animal products that a lacto vegetarian will allow into their diet and lifestyle are cheese, cow’s milk and …

Study reveals eating more vegetables and less red meat may lessen the odds of developing cataracts | UTSanDiego.com

… 15 percent decrease. On the other hand, fish eaters had a 21 percent decrease in cataracts, while vegetarians and vegans had a 30 percent and 40 percent decrease, respectively. Feldman said that while researchers do not know yet exactly why eating less red meat may lower the risk for developing cataracts, other studies have shown that a plant-based diet contributes to overall good health. For instance, a National cancer Institute study of 500,000 people showed that people who ate the most red …

Eat fish and veggies to reduce colon cancer risk, study says | Nature World Report

By John Tyburski, Nature World Report, Posted March 16 2015 According to the American cancer Society, colon cancer is the third most common non-skin cancer diagnosed in the U.S. It is the second leading cause of cancer-related death in men and women, showing up in over 93,000 people each year. The lifetime risk for developing colon cancer is about one in 20. While the causes of colon cancer remain mysteries, many have speculated that diet plays a key role. New evidence suggests that diet and …

Vegetarian diet cuts risk of cancers but eating fish gives extra protection | Executive Living | The Australian

From The Wall Street Journal, Posted March 10, 2015 TO prevent certain types of cancer, a vegetarian diet with some fish might be the best protection, according to a new study. The study, published online in the Journal of the American Medical Association, found that fish-eating vegetarians, or pescovegetarians, had a 43 per cent lower risk of colorectal cancers than nonvegetarians. This beat out the results for vegans, who had a 16 per cent lower risk, and lacto-ovo vegetarians, who eat milk …

Mediterranean, vegetarian or pescetarian: Which is best for health and the environment?

… trajectory of dietary patterns was leading to higher incidence of type 2 diabetes, cancer and heart disease, while also increasing land clearing and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. “Although this pattern does not mean that healthier diets are necessarily more environmentally beneficial, nor that more environmentally beneficial diets are necessarily healthier, there are many alternative dietary options that should substantially improve both human and environmental health,” the researchers …

6 Year Study Shows that People Live Longer with a Vegetarian or Vegan Diet • The Raw Food World News

… likely to die.  Death rates for all subgroups who ate less animal products and who regularly ate a version of a vegetarian diet, had a 12% reduced risk of dying earlier than those eating more animal products. (3) The study was documented in the NIH National cancer Institute (NCI), and appeared online on June 3, 2013, in JAMA Internal Medicine. (3) via 6 Year Study Shows that People Live Longer with a Vegetarian or Vegan Diet • The Raw Food World News. …

Foods for prostate health – News – JamaicaObserver.com

CONSULTANT urologist Dr Robert Wan has said that a vegetarian diet is best for men trying to minimise their risk of developing prostate cancer, but, convincing them to go vegan is not the easiest of tasks, so men are instead asked to reduce their intake of red meat and increase products that have proven to be beneficial to the prostate. Diet and nutrition has been identified as one of the risk factors for prostate cancer and Dr Wan told the Jamaica Observer Friday that food is indeed a factor to …

Living life without meat

… pressure, lower bad cholesterol, and less heart disease. Vegetarians tend to maintain a healthier weight, which leads to less inflammation and fewer incidences of stroke, diabetes, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, cancer and dementia. The vegetarian diet also typically has increased fiber intake because vegetarians eat more fruits, vegetables and grains, which are all fiber-rich foods. “Just not eating meat isn’t what makes being a vegetarian lifestyle healthy,” Garza said. “You …

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