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6 Things That Happen To Your Body When You Go Vegetarian

… with similar lifestyles. The results demonstrate that death from ischemic heart disease (caused by severe narrowing or closing of the coronary arteries) was 24 percent lower in vegetarians than in carnivores—perhaps due in part to lower levels of inflammation. “Plant-based diets have been proven time and again to be anti-inflammatory,” asserts Emily Bailey, RD, director of nutrition coaching, sports nutrition, eating disorders, and weight management at NutriFormance in St. Louis. …

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

… leading cause of blindness worldwide. In addition to diet, there are many risk factors such as smoking, diabetes, excessive sunlight exposure, obesity, high blood pressure, previous eye injury or inflammation, and medications such as steroids. Feldman said when cataracts begin to disrupt activities such as nighttime driving, reading or golf, surgical treatment is used, often with lasers because the treatment is more precise and gentler. She said the study is further proof as to how diet can …

Meatless meals even meat eaters will love – St. Joseph News-Press and FOX 26 KNPN: Life

… paired with. Barley, quinoa and other grains also are filling without having added fat or cholesterol. Hy-Vee dietitian Sheri Caldwell says that while every food group has nutritional benefits, the bulk of a human diet should be centered around fruits and vegetables. In some cases, plant-based diets have been proven to reduce inflammation, reverse signs of kidney and heart disease and even slow tumor growth. “People who eat a variety of grains, vegetables and fruits may have protective …

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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