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Are there health benefits of a vegetarian diet ?
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Dr. Steven Charlap
Holistic Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Steven Charlap
Dr. Steven Charlap
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Dr. Maritza Baez
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes
Studies show that eating a diet rich in whole grains, legumes, nuts, fruits and vegetables provides protection against chronic diseases such as cancer, cardiovascular disease and diabetes.

In brief: Yes
Studies show that eating a diet rich in whole grains, legumes, nuts, fruits and vegetables provides protection against chronic diseases such as cancer, cardiovascular disease and diabetes.
Dr. Maritza Baez
Dr. Maritza Baez
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