7 THINGS THAT HAPPEN WHEN YOU STOP EATING MEAT

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When we stop eating meat, our body starts going through some changes. However we rarely know what those changes are and are they good or bad for us.

Scientists reveal that the changes that we will go through when quitting meat are mostly positive. Whatever the reason is you decided to stop eating meat these are the changes that your body will go through.

YOU WILL LOSE WEIGHT
People that remove meat from their diet lose average up to 5kg of weight. They don’t even have to exercise or count calories.

DIGESTIVE SYSTEM MICRO FLORA WILL CHANGE
Vegans have more species of intestinal bacteria that fight inflammation, but there is also greater difference between the concentration of intestinal micro flora in vegetarians and people that eat every kind of food.

7 THINGS THAT HAPPEN WHEN YOU STOP EATING MEAT

YOU MAY LOSE IMPORTANT NUTRIENTS

It is harder to get enough iron, vitamin D and vitamin B12 from plant based nutrition. You may also miss protein. Legumes and nuts are a good source of protein and healthy fat, but if you eat foods rich in iron , like spinach, make sure you combine them with vitamin C (for example, spinach-salad, season with lemon juice). Eggs are a good source of vitamin D. But make sure ti talk to your doctor or to a nutritionist.

YOU WILL REDUCE THE RISK OF CANCER
The World Health Organization shocked the word when it classified the bacon and sausages in the same group of carcinogens as cigarettes. Meat causes cancer, especially in digestive system organs. This is especially for produced meat.

YOU WILL REDUCE YOUR RISK OF HEART DISEASE
With the high intake of meat you usually give your body excess fat. But there is also a carnitine that is a compound of red meat that stimulates reactions that lead to development of cardiovascular diseases.

YOU WILL REDUCE INFLAMMATION IN YOUR BODY
If you eat meat and meat products you have a lot of chance to develop chronic inflammations in your body that may last for months. Plant based diet, from the other side, provides the body with all necessary antioxidants, fiber and phytonutrients that lower the risk of inflammation.

YOU’LL MAKE A HUGE IMPACT ON THE HEALTH OF OUR PLANET AND ITS INHABITANTS
Animal agriculture is destructive to our planet in the way of water loss, deforesting and destruction of wild life and some spices. Not to mention the conditions in the farms where animals are raised for food.

 

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