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5 healthy reasons to stop eating meat for good

Healthy foods to eat that do not include meat (Photo credit: Lisovskaya Natalia)

It’s time to finally put down the chicken and beef and turn over a new leaf. Plant-based diets have been on the rise, cutting out the need for meat in daily meals. Many people choose to stop consuming meat due to their care for animals, but eliminating meat can benefit the body in many ways for a healthier lifestyle.

Regardless of your reasoning on taking meat out of your diet, here are some benefits to consider when making this life-changing decision.

Reduces chances of type 2 diabetes. Eating protein provided by animal meat is likely to increase a person’s chance of rombeing diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. Red meat or meat that has been processed pose the highest risks to health and are key factors for diabetes. Removing meat altogether can eliminate the chance of having type 2 diabetes.

More energy throughout the day. Eating meat tends to leave you with a sluggish feeling. When eating excessive amounts of meat, the arteries will start to clog from the fat in your body resulting in the decrease of energy. Click here to continue.

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