Palo Alto, CA
A 31-year-old female asked:
Is it true that vegetarian diet is healthier than a diet consisting of red meats chicken and fish that also includes fruit and vegetables?
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Emergency Medicine 29 years experience
Moderation is key: As with most things, too much of a good thing may not be good. Too much red meat can cause problems with weight management and cardiovascular health. Fish is a good source of healthy, cholesterol reducing omega's. Balance is key and a strict vegetarian diet will sometimes require people to increase their need for other supplements. There are good organic sources for meat, fruits and veggies.
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