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Are there health benefits of a vegetarian diet ?

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Dr. Steven Charlap
36 years experience in Holistic Medicine
Yes, but...: There are advantages to eating a diet that minimizes unhealthy saturated fats, but a vegetarian diet does not limit processed goods that contain white sugar and flour and the diet also allows frying of food and trans-fats. So the plant based aspect of the diet is healthy, but not every aspect including excluding wild fish such as salmon rich in omega-3 fatty acids.
Answered on Jul 25, 2013
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