Vegetarian Diet May Lower Risk For Developing Metabolic Syndrome

MedWire (5/18, Withers) reported, "Individuals who consume a vegetarian diet have a lower risk for developing the metabolic syndrome than those who do not," according to a┬ástudy published in the journal Diabetes Care. After examining the diets of some 773 people, researchers found "those adhering to a vegetarian dietary pattern were at a 56% lower … Continue reading Vegetarian Diet May Lower Risk For Developing Metabolic Syndrome

Vegetarians Have Lower Cataract Risk Than Meat Eaters

WebMD (4/20, Hendrick) reported, "People who eat meat may be at increased risk of developing cataracts compared to vegetarians," according to a study in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. For the study, 27,670 people "were divided into groups according to the amount of meat they ate: highest meat consumption: 3.5 ounces or more a … Continue reading Vegetarians Have Lower Cataract Risk Than Meat Eaters