Vegetarian diet is tied to lower BMI, study finds

10/10/2011 | Natural News

Vegetarians of all ages appear to have a lower average body mass index and generally are leaner than those who eat meat, according to a study in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Adherence to a vegetarian diet also improves lipid profile, which can reduce the risk of high cholesterol, heart attack and stroke, researchers said.

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