Bad five percent of the population in the United States is vegetarian and only two percent is vegetarian. In numbers, this is nothing compared to countries like India, where practically 90% of the population is linked to one or another group.
Regardless of whether you join the clan of vegetarians (who do not consume meat from any animal and some also avoid the egg) or vegans (they do not consume any animal products to eat or clothe), let's tell you some things that happen to your body when you stop eating meat.
If among his purposes for this 2019 is to forget the flesh or reduce their consumption, this information will be useful.
Thanks to increased vegetable consumption, they reduce high and low density cholesterol levels (commonly known as "good" and "bad" cholesterol). The normalization of this biomarker brings with it other positive consequences, such as less likely to suffer from cardiovascular disease and strokes, due to better blood circulation. In addition, the antioxidants in fruits and vegetables also act as protectors of the heart and decrease the levels of general inflammation of the body.
Who would not want to lose 7.5 pounds of weight? To nobody. Well, according to the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, assign the a vegetarian or vegan diet brings with it the loss of more than 7 kilos of weight, thanks to the increased intake of vegetables and whole grains.
According to nutritionist Susan Tucker, a vegetarian person consumes more fiber, antioxidants and phytonutrients that help keep your digestive system clean, a person who consumes meat and, with it, antibiotics, hormones and preservatives which cause a certain level of intoxication in the body.
In contrast, the sudden increase in fiber consumption through whole grains, legumes and vegetables, can cause a gas increase in the intestine and the feeling of swelling. To avoid this, it is important to consume a good amount of water that facilitates the digestion of the fiber.
The overall appearance of the skin generally reflects what happens internally in the body. That is why dermis problems, such as rosacea, eczema or acne, improve when the meat is abandoned. The minerals, antioxidants and fibers that are consumed in a good amount on a diet based on fruits and vegetables make the skin look healthier.