February 4, 2011

Health benefits of vegetarian lifestyle

Consumption of vegetarian food is associated with a substantially lower risk of many diseases, for example kidney disease, risk of colon and breast cancer, osteoporosis, heart disease, obesity, hypertension,  diverticulosis.
The reason for these health benefits comes from the lower intakes of saturated fat and cholesterol. People, consuming vegetarian food, get higher intakes of complex carbohydrates, dietary fiber, minerals and phytochemicals.

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