If you refuse meat, you will find many health benefits.
We are talking about normalizing metabolism and digestion, protecting against diseases, improving the condition of the skin, as well as reducing weight and cholesterol.
A study published in the scientific journal of the American Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics noted the benefits of a vegetarian diet. Those who followed it had an average weight loss of 3.4 kg. Cooking from a variety of vegetables, fruits, whole grains and beans, it will be easier and faster to lose weight than if you adhere to other dietary regimes.
To a large extent, genes determine the level of cholesterol, but exercise and diet also affect it very much. A meta-analysis published in the journal Nutrition Reviews showed that plant-based vegetarian diets are associated with lower total cholesterol compared to regular meals.
“The intestines of someone who doesn’t eat meat will be cleaner than the person who consumes it daily,” says nutritionist Susan Tucker. Most meat comes from animals that are given hormones and antibiotics. Vegans and vegetarians prefer a lot of fiber, phytonutrients, and antioxidants that keep the whole system clean.
According to a study published in the journal Nutrition, the following was found: vegetarians have lower rates of improper insulin signaling, leading to metabolic syndrome and diabetes.
IMPROVEMENT OF THE SKIN
Skin can reflect how “happy” your digestive system is. In people who eat a lot of plants, it will be in better condition. Antioxidants, fiber, and minerals in a plant-based diet help flush out toxins daily, helping to make it healthier.
A sudden increase in fiber intake (fruits, vegetables, beans, and whole grains) can stimulate gas and bloating. To compensate for this undesirable side effect, it is necessary to facilitate the diet, gradually abandoning meat and gradually increasing the number of foods high in fiber.
RISK REDUCTION OF DISEASES
By replacing meat with more useful alternatives, you protect yourself from various heart diseases, risk factors for cardiovascular metabolism, and certain types of cancer. Scientists came to this conclusion by conducting a study of three groups of Seventh-day Adventists (a Christian denomination whose members abstain from eating meat).
Their health outcomes are further evidence of the benefits of eating more fiber. In addition, the antioxidants found in fruits and vegetables protect against heart disease. Other studies have also shown that meat-eaters have an increased risk of appendicitis, chronic inflammation, and kidney disease.
Recall, scientists believe that a low-calorie diet with a special diet “fits most obese people who want to lose weight,” but they warn that contraindications are possible – the presence of some kind of disease or taking certain medications.