Some Good To Know Facts:
Vegetarian diets continue to increase in popularity. Reasons for following a vegetarian diet are varied but include health benefits, such as reducing your risk of heart disease, diabetes and reducing cancers.
A vegan diet generally reduces the risk of developing chronic non-communicable degenerative diseases, such as metabolic syndrome (MetS) and, in addition, requires fewer natural resources for food production than an omnivorous diet.
Eating vegan may help people who are overweight reduce body fat and promote weight loss without restricting calories, a new study suggests. Researchers found a plant-based diet changes the body’s microbiome, increasing the healthy bacteria in the digestive system.
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