Vegetarians May Be at Lower Risk of Heart Disease, Diabetes and Stroke
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ScienceDaily (Apr. 17, 2011) — Vegetarians experience a 36 percent lower prevalence of metabolic syndrome than non-vegetarians, suggests new research from Loma Linda University published in the journal Diabetes Care. Because metabolic syndrome can be a precursor to heart disease, diabetes, and stroke, the findings indicate vegetarians may be at lower risk of developing these conditions.