Medical science has proved that diet is the main culprit for many diseases. A vegetarian diet reduces the risk for many chronic degenerative diseases like obesity, coronary artery disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, certain types of cancer including colon, breast, prostate, stomach, lung and esophageal cancer. A healthy vegetarian diet is free from animal fat and cholesterol, on the other hand, it is rich in fiber and antioxidants. Many food borne illnesses can be avoided. Weight watchers will do well to stick to a vegetarian diet. It is wholesome and full of nutrition.
Animals are fed with grains to end up on lunch plates, this can certainly be saved and we will be reducing the burden on natural resources. A Vegetarian diet is not only attractive but also colorful, look at the bowels of nature. It yields a diet that is rich in color and nutrition. Sathvic diet that is spoken of highly in Hinduism is highly energy giving and helps the eaters to ward off lethargy, be brisk and high on energy throughout the day.