Meatless Monday Helps the Heart

December 9th, 2013


The relationship between red meat and heart disease has long been a source of speculation. Cholesterol and saturated fats are among the most commonly cited risks. But a study released earlier this year identified yet another link in the form of atherosclerosis, or “hardening of the arteries,” which results from a compound found in read meat. Everyday Health proposes Meatless Monday as an effective method of prevention.

Via Everyday Health:

“Many who choose to go vegetarian, do so because of personal beliefs. But significant health benefits go along with making this diet change, even if you don’t follow it every day of the week. That’s because a meatless diet can be heart smart…” read more