When it comes to vegetarian diets in particular one of the many questions that are associated with them is the question of whether or not they are actually heart healthier themselves. In more detail to this aspect the study findings of some research puzzled one nutritionist in particular who said that previous research indicated that a vegetarian diet was good for the heart.
- Vegetarians are assumed to be healthier than carnivores, but a new study questions that assumption.
- Followers of the vegetarian diet do have lower risks of obesity, high blood pressure and metabolic syndrome,” all risk factors for heart disease.
- consuming more fruits and vegetables is connected with a lower risk of cardiovascular disease. Eating more whole grains is also thought to lower the risk.
“Vegetarians are assumed to be healthier than carnivores, but a new study questions that assumption.”