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, consume protein from non-meat food items, decrease constipation due to increased fiber consumption, feel healthier, remain within BMI range and reduce the risk of developing heart disease, hypertension and diabetes.
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