A growing number of people are moving toward a vegan diet and nutritionists support this, with many stating that a well-thought-out vegan eating plan could be the most healthy way to live.
“Properly planned vegan diets are healthy, nutritionally adequate and may provide health benefits in the prevention and treatment of many diseases,” said Vandana Sheth, a registered dietitian and nutrition educator in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA and a spokeswoman for the American Dietetic Association. Research has found that people who follow a vegetarian or vegan lifestyle enjoy a number of health benefits, Sheth said. These include: lower cholesterol levels, lower blood pressure, a healthier body mass index, decreased risk for heart disease, decreased risk for cancer, and better control and prevention of diabetes.
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