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1st October- World Vegetarian Day!

A vegetarian, by definition, eats no meat. That includes fish and other forms of seafood. World Vegetarian Day encourages us all to eat our vegetables and fruits. Countless studies have proven that a diet filled with fruits and vegetables is good for our health. Vegetarians, have taken this path either for their health. There are plenty of groups and organizations that support the vegetarian effort. Whether you are a vegan, vegetarian, pescatarian, or “weekday vegetarian,” going veggie-friendly can be good for both your physical and mental health. Science Daily notes that a vegetarian diet is associated with low blood pressure and cholesterol, better heart health and even lower rates of cancer.

Reasons to go Vegetarian: 

a) Vegetarians are about 40% less likely to develop cancer than meat eaters.

b)  If you want to get healthy, you should start with food! Replace cancer-causing, fat, pesticide and hormone-laced meats with cancer-preventing, anti-inflammatory, cholesterol lowering foods like apples, broccoli, blueberries, carrots, flax, garlic, leafy greens, nuts and sweet potatoes.

c)  Because our meat and dairy-centric diet is woefully lacking in health-giving fiber, contained only in plant-based foods. A minimum of 35 grams per day is recommended;

Here are the celebrities who  are vegetarians:


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