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Long-Time Vegetarians may Have Altered DNA – This is What it Means

A new study published in Molecular Biology and Evolution suggests that consuming a long-term vegetarian diet may alter human DNA and make people more susceptible to some cancers and heart disease.

Study did not find out vegetables hurt the environment!

Lynn Griffith, December 16, 2015
In the United States, 7.3 million people are vegetarian and 22.8 million people are inclined to follow a vegetarian diet. (1) This past week research made headlines that the vegetarian diet could be more harmful to the environment than consuming meat.

Where do vegetarians get their protein? Here's where..

By Wells:(NaturalNews) Whenever you are asked that question and begin to have any doubts, it's time to take a closer look at protein profiles from raw vegetables, legumes, nuts, seeds and eggs as compared to common meats like hamburger, chicken, steak, lamb, turkey, pork, fish and shrimp.

Salad eaters, rejoice! Study shows beneficial nutrients enter bloodstream

It's not uncommon for salad eaters to face odd or even belittling comments about their preference for leafy greens and veggies. From declarations that they "eat like birds" to friends who frown and say such a way of eating is harmful, salad eaters have heard it all. However, one study has shown that people who eat salads are indeed getting all the nutrients and vitamins required; they are not severely lacking in them as many typically think.

Vegetarian diet lowers the risk of heart disease by one-third

Common sense dictates that a diet filed with fresh vegetables, fruit, nuts, seeds and legumes that eliminate excessive red and processed meats, fried foods and sugary sweets will benefit overall health as it naturally extends lifespan. Many people rely heavily on fast convenience and processed foods that are virtually void of any bioactive nutrients and actually stimulate the storage of body fat and encourage development and progression of most chronic illnesses that shorten our lives.