Shraddha Kapoor completes two years of being vegetarian; know benefits of the diet

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Shraddha Kapoor recently completed two years of being a vegetarian. The Stree actor took to Instagram to share why she decided to become one, highlighting her compassion for animals and the planet as the driving factor.

“As we all celebrate World Nature Conservation Day, I wanted to share that I completed 2 years of being vegetarian on 21/7/21. I decided to turn vegetarian for my love for animals and our planet. It’s made me happier and healthier. 🙃 Here’s celebrating 2 years of making a personal choice to #ChooseCompassion. Compassion towards animals, the environment, and myself,” she wrote.

While a

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Vegetarian Diet Linked To High Depression Scores, Suggests Large Meta-Analysis

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Vegetarian diets could be linked with higher depression scores, suggests a huge meta-analysis of almost 50,000 people by researchers in Bochum, Germany. The research backs up existing studies that have linked ditching meat to an increased likelihood of depression, but the reason why remains elusive.  

Whether vegetarianism actually plays a role in depression is poorly understood. Some studies have pointed the finger at the diet, while others have refuted the findings. To identify a link – if there is one – Sebastian Ocklenburg and Jette Borawski performed a large-scale meta-analysis on published studies that compared the depression scores of non-vegetarians

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Some metabolic changes differ by race for women switching to vegetarian diet

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Improvements in fatty acid metabolism occurred for women switching from their habitual omnivorous diet to a vegetarian diet, according to a study

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People following plant-based diet ‘much less likely to get severe Covid-19’, study suggests

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People who enjoy a plant-based diet like vegetarians and vegans or take fish as their only source of meat are considerably less likely to contract severe Covid-19, a new study has found.

According to the findings published in The BMJ Nutrition, Prevention and Health, which examined data from healthcare workers across six countries including the UK, people who follow a plant-based diet are 73 per cent less likely to be hit by coronavirus while self-declared pescatarians were 59 per cent less likely to become ill than those who eat red and white meat.

Low-carbohydrate, high-protein diets appeared to be

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In India, 81% limit meat in diet and 39% say they are vegetarian

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Dishes on display at a food stall at a vegetarian food festival in Bangalore.
Dishes on display at a food stall at a vegetarian food festival in Bangalore. (Manjunath Kiran/AFP via Getty Images)

All of India’s most widely practiced religions have dietary laws and traditions. For example, Hindu texts often praise vegetarianism, and Hindus may also avoid eating beef because cows are traditionally viewed as sacred. Muslim teachings, meanwhile, prohibit pork.

The vast majority of Indian adults (81%) follow some restrictions on meat in their diet, including refraining from eating certain meats, not eating meat on certain days, or both. However, most Indians do not abstain from meat altogether – only 39% of

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The Beginner’s Guide to Adopting a Vegetarian Diet Plan

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Before you dive in headfirst, study this vegetarian diet plan to say goodbye to meat without a single hitch.

Over the last few years, plant-based eating has achieved such a high level of popularity that everyone from Lizzo and Beyoncé to your next door neighbour has tried out some version of the diet. In fact, a 2017 Nielsen survey found that 39 percent of Americans are trying to eat more plant-based. And for good reason: A vegetarian diet — rooted in plant foods — offers plenty of health benefits, from reducing the risk of chronic disease to promoting a balanced

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