October is Vegetarian Awareness Month.
A vegetarian is a person who consumes fruits, vegetables and protein. The protein consumed comes from non-meat food items. Most vegetarians are healthy individuals who remain within their Body Mass Index (BMI) range.
Here are advantages of living as a vegetarian: lower cholesterol and LDL values, reduce risk of developing heart disease, hypertension and diabetes, consume protein from non-meat food items, decrease constipation due to increased fiber consumption, feel healthier and remain within BMI range.
Eat vegetables daily! Prepare Weight Watchers Garden Vegetable Soup
According to the North American Vegetarian Society (NAVS), World Vegetarian Day, October 1, is the annual kick-off of Vegetarian Awareness Month. Make a difference this October by informing others about the benefits of vegetarianism. You will be helping to create a better world because vegetarian diets have proven health benefits, save animals’ lives and help to preserve the Earth read the entire NAVS article
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