Top 10 Benefits of Being Vegetarian

Many times we have heard the debate between vegetarian and non-vegetarians. We always are left with what is good / bad for me!!

As per study both the diets are good. Lets first understand few terms:

Lact-ovo-pesco-vegetarians: They eat dairy products, eggs, chicken, fish but not read meat.

Lact-o-veg: Eat dairy products as well as grains , fruits and vegetables.

Ovo-Lacto-Veg: They eat eggs.

Vegans: Pure vegetarians

If you eat vegetarian diet with balancing all the nutrients in it. It has a lot of benefits like:

  1. Vegetarian food keeps your cholesterol on low levels.
  2. Very few times you see vegetarian people fat.
  3. They have less risk for heart disease.
  4. They have lower risk of cancer of stomach, breast, colon, prostate etc
  5. They usually do not suffer from gastrointestinal diseases, constipation ,acidity, hemorrhoids.
  6. Vegetarian food is the best anti-ageing food.
  7. It helps in detoxification of the body.
  8. Vegetarian food is rich in fibre which helps in increasing the HDL (high density lipoproteins) ie. good cholesterol.
  9. Vegetarian diet helps in maintaining the blood sugar levels.
  10. It overall boosts your immunity helping you fight various infections.

GO GREEN!! BE HEALTHY…

SHAHI DARBAR GUWAHATI

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