The Pros and Cons of a Vegetarian Diet

The Pros and Cons of a Vegetarian Diet

The vegetarian diet is the healthiest diet with respect to receiving direct benefits nutritionally and calorically. Needless to say, following a vegetarian diet has more pros associated with it than it has cons.

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When Vegetarian And Vegan Diets Become Unhealthy

When Vegetarian And Vegan Diets Become Unhealthy

A vegetarian diet is, by definition, a diet which is free of animal flesh, bird and fish. A vegan diet is a vegetarian diet which does not involve eating any form of animal based products. There are other forms of vegetarian diets, such as lacto-ovo, which involves eating eggs and milk, but no animal flesh.

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Using Tofu, Seitan, TVP and Tempeh as Meat Substitutes in Vegetarian Diets

Using Tofu, Seitan, TVP and Tempeh as Meat Substitutes in Vegetarian Diets

One of the big challenges in those people who want to eat a vegetarian diet is getting enough protein. In regular diets, meat provides a great deal of the protein we get as part of the daily diet—something not available in a vegetarian diet.

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Top 8 Vegan and Vegetarian Diet Myths

Top Eight Vegan and Vegetarian Diet Myths

Probably the healthiest eating pattern you can follow is that of a vegetarian or vegan. However, people (especially meat eaters) or individuals who tend to like fast food often classify vegetarians, or those who practice the lifestyle, as being frail in frame or anemic.

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Study Shows Meat Free Diets Reduce Cholesterol And Prevent Heart Disease

Study Shows Meat Free Diets Reduce Cholesterol And Prevent Heart Disease

When you stop to think of the dismal health conditions in the United States and other parts of the world because of our diet choices, you realize just how much damage we done to ourselves. Heart disease is the leading cause of death in America for both men and women.

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Plant Diets For Managing And Preventing Type 2 Diabetes

Plant Diets For Managing And Preventing Type 2 Diabetes

Diabetes is an increasingly common medical condition, in which the body has an impaired ability to control the quantity of glucose (sugar) in the bloodstream. To remove glucose from the blood the pancreas produces a hormone called insulin, in those with diabetes the body either produces insufficient glucose or the insulin that is produced is ineffective at removing the glucose from the bloodstream, in both cases the end result is blood glucose levels which are abnormally high.

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