4. Lower The Risks Of Heart Diseases
Studies in many countries showed that the rate of death from cardiovascular disease in vegetarians is much lower than that in non-vegetarians. It is thought that vegetarian food contains more fiber, less fat, less cholesterol, high ratio of polyunsaturated fats and saturated fats. Coronary artery disease is a kind of disease which is associated with blood cholesterol.
Vegans have lower blood cholesterol levels, especially LDL type, much lower than vegetarians who consume milk and meat-eaters. Cholesterol depends much on the amount and type of fat that vegetarians consume.