Downing a cup of beans or lentils every day may help people with type 2 diabetes control their blood sugar and possibly reduce their risk of heart attacks and stroke, according to a small study out Monday
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The beef industry has contributed to more American deaths than all the wars of this century, all natural disasters, and all automobile accidents combined.
How can you say you’re trying to spiritually evolve, without even a thought about what happens to the animals whose lives are sacrificed in the name of gluttony?
I lost 3 pounds [after going vegan], and I’m in better condition. My endurance has gone up, and I haven’t gotten tired at all during the whole season. … I don’t think you should eat something that had a mother. I don’t think that’s right.
Vegetarians tend to have lower body-mass indexes, lower cancer rates, and lower cholesterol levels than meat-eaters. They also tend to live longer. More athletes ask me questions about vegetarianism than any other diet topic.
“While low carbohydrate/high fat diets may help short term weight loss, these results of this Swedish study demonstrate that long term weight loss is not maintained and that this diet increases blood cholesterol which has a major impact on risk of cardiovascular disease.”
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Switching to a vegetarian kind of diet or less meat-intensive diet has a much bigger impact on the environment than just being organic or not.
Jonathan Foley, director of the Institute on the Environment at the University of the Minnesota