- A Netherlands study of nearly 6,000 adults found that those who replaced animal-based protein with plant-based protein showed reduced risk of developing coronary heart disease, or CHD. Consuming more meat than plant protein increases rates of CHD.
- A Brazil study found that 4,500-odd adults who consumed more plant proteins cut their likelihood of plaque-clogged arteries by 60 percent compared to their carnivorous counterparts.
Various studies presented recently at Nutrition 2018, a meeting of the American Society for Nutrition in Boston, revealed (again) that being vegetarian results in being a much healthier person. Some cases presented include:
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