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Tuesday, March 15, 2011


As for the benefits of being vegetarian is as follows:

1. Longevity
many studies have shown that in general, a vegetarian can live 5 or 20 years longer than ordinary people (non vegetarian). other than that they have a better quality of life.

2. Low risk of coronary heart disease
because of the low content of fat and cholesterol are low in vegetarian food, the risk of coronary heart disease is lower. disease risk of death in heart disease for vegetarians only half smaller than non-vegetarians.

3. Reduced cancer risk
Being a vegetarian in the journal British Medical Journal to reduce by 50% - 76% of all cancers. many cancer deaths linked to obesity and high fat foods and low fiber in animal foods. vitamins A and C can also protect against colon cancer. Diet low fat foods can protect against prostate cancer and breast cancer.

4. Can prevent disease in the intestine.
High-fiber foods that will expedite the food in the digestive system, thereby reducing the risk of digestive disorders such as colon cancer, hemorrhoid, diverticulosis, appendicitis, constipation, etc..

5. Reduce osteoporosis.
Consumption of low protein da more vitamin D and calcium may enhance bone density in animal foods, while vegetarians can increase the risk osteopororsis and rheumatism.

6. Avoiding obesity

Vegetarian food is low in fat and high in fiber will reduce the risk of obesity. Thus the risk of other diseases will also be decreased.

7. Preventing and reducing Hypertension
Vegetarian foods rich in calcium, such as: bananas, celery, green vegetables, tempeh is proven to reduce blood pressure. Research shows people with the blood pressure average vegetarian 110/70mmHg. Even people with hypertension to change her diet being vegetarian is proven to lower blood pressure significantly.

8. Stamina (endurance)
The best source for stamina are foods that contain kabohidrat. Vegetarian foods rich in carbohydrates that provide abundant energy for daily activities.

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