World Vegetarian Day: Why You Should Be Vegetarian

Every year on October 1st, the world celebrates World Vegetarian Day to spread the word about the health advantages of a vegetarian diet.

spread the word about the moral, ecological, and health benefits of vegetarianism,

and hopefully inspire some to think about cutting back on their meat consumption.

World Vegetarian Day highlights the following positive health outcomes associated with a vegetarian diet:

Diabetes risk factors may be mitigated by eating a plant-based diet, which also helps maintain healthy insulin and glucose levels.

Heart disease is less common among vegetarians than among meat eaters.

Certain cancers, including colon cancer, may be less likely to develop on a vegetarian diet.

Vegetarian diets are beneficial for weight control and lowering the likelihood of obesity. 

The high fiber content of a plant-based diet is beneficial for digestive health and the avoidance of constipation.