Your Guide to Vegetarian Eating

10 Reasons to Try a Vegetarian Diet

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Your heart health could improve

Consuming saturated fats—which primarily come from meat and dairy—raises the level of cholesterol in your blood, and high levels of blood cholesterol increase your risk of heart disease. Ditching meat automatically lowers the amount of saturated fat in your diet, in turn reducing your cardiovascular disease risk, says Dr. Masley.

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