Vegetarians International Voice for Animals

Health

Slowing Strokes

Vegetarians are less likely to suffer strokes caused by coronary artery disease.

BMA

Perfect Protection

Vegetarian diets offer disease protection because of lower saturated fat, cholesterol and animal protein and higher folates, antioxidant vitamins and plant nutrients.

ADA

 

Defeat Disease

Vegetarians have lower rates of obesity, coronary heart disease, high blood pressure, large bowel disorders, cancers and gallstones.

BMA

Alzheimer's Awareness

New research suggest that dementia may be linked to a BSE-like 'prion' found in some meat.

Live Longer

Vegetarians often live longer and suffer less from several chronic diseases.

ADA

Heart Disease - No.1 Killer

Vegetarians have half to three-quarters the risk of dying of heart disease compared to non-vegetarians.

PCRM

Better Births

Vegetarians have a much lower incidence of caesarean section.

PCRM

Banishing Bugs

95 per cent of all food poisoning comes from meat and animal products.

Cancer - No.2 Killer

Cancer rates among vegetarians are 25-50 per cent less than non-vegetarians.

PCRM

Ditch Diabetes

Diabetes is much less likely to be a cause of death in vegetarians.

ADA

Pressure Points

Hypertension (high blood pressure) in vegetarians is one third to one half that of meat eaters.

PCRM

Unclogging Arteries

Vegetarian diets have been successful in arresting and reversing severe coronary artery disease.

ADA