Tag: "vegans" at medical news
Reduced Weight Gain Is Seen In People Who Switch To A Vegetarian Diet
...in among meat eaters, fish eaters, vegetarians and vegans
who eat no animal products. The results were published in the International Journal of Obesity. It showed that on an average people gained 2 kilos over five years. The weight gain was less among vegetarians when compared to that of the meat-eate...
Raw Vegan Diet Promises Lightweight, Healthy Bones
... insignificant. This observation in the raw food vegans
is marked contrast to that observed in menopausal women who have reduced bone mass, increased fracture, osteoporosis risk and high levels of inflammatory markers in their blood (cytokines). More studies are clearly indicated to better understand the ...
Weight loss accomplished by high carbohydrate, vegan diet
...ese while only 25 to 29 percent of vegetarians and vegans
were. Worldwide, vegetarian populations experience lower rates of heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure, and other life-threatening diseases. A low fat, primarily vegan diet may also slow the progression of prostate cancer, according to late...
Cut meat to cut blood pressure
... meat but did eat eggs and/or dairy products), and vegans
(no meat, fish, dairy, or eggs). The volunteers we...rs showed a high blood pressure rate than those of vegans
and the fish eaters and vegetarians who fell in the middle. And they found that these differences ap...
Vitamin B12 Deficiency In Vegans And Elderly
... vitamin B12 //it is just the opposite. Especially vegans
and elderly subjects are most likely to suffer from this vitamin deficiency declares a study from the Harvard Medical School. The symptoms of B12 deficiency are subtle cognitive and neurological changes. A serious deficiency may cause dementia or a...
Vegetarian women likely to weigh less than meat eaters
... studied and the researchers found vegetarians and vegans
tend to weigh less and were leaner than those who ate animal foods. The study defined vegetarians as those who ate no meat, fish or eggs except for dairy products (also called lacto-vegetarians) and those who sometimes ate fish or eggs (semi-vegetari...
Dentist's note for vegetarians
Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) has warned vegans
that are very low in animal products can be short of the calcium necessary to make vitamin D, which in turn strengthen teeth. Dr.Ludwig Leibsohn, faculty in AGD , said, "an adult on a vegetarian diet for a prolonged time can be at risk of periodont...