Health Benefits of aVegetarian/Vegan Diet        Lacee Racki         NTR 300         9/28/12
Types of non-meat dietsVegetarian- One who consumes no   Vegan- One who consumes ananimal flesh.                     entir...
What is cholesterol? Cholesterol is an organic substance classified as a waxy  steroid of fat. Favorite place to hide in...
Most naturally low in                          fat and calories                                                 Good sourc...
People who eat a vegetarian diet are at lower risk for: Obesity Cardiovascular disease Hypertension Type 2 diabetes R...
Vegetarian Food PyramidSource:http://www.medicinenet.com/vegetarian_and_vegan_diet/page5.htm
Vegan Food PyramidSourcehttp://www.medicinenet.com/vegetarian_and_vegan_diet/page5.htm
Healthy, fulfilling, veganAdding nuts, seeds, and beans to ones diet can help them consume protein. Alsoeating dark leafy ...
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in …5
×

Pp presentation lacee racki

87 views
78 views

Published on

0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total views
87
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
0
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
1
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Pp presentation lacee racki

  1. 1. Health Benefits of aVegetarian/Vegan Diet Lacee Racki NTR 300 9/28/12
  2. 2. Types of non-meat dietsVegetarian- One who consumes no Vegan- One who consumes ananimal flesh. entirely plant based diet. Doesn’t consume any animal flesh, dairy, orLacto-ovo Vegetarian- One who the byproducts of either.consumes eggs and dairy, but noanimal flesh.
  3. 3. What is cholesterol? Cholesterol is an organic substance classified as a waxy steroid of fat. Favorite place to hide in our bodies: inside arteries- YIKES. A vegan diet, which contains no dietary cholesterol has the potential to limit the risk of cardiovascular disease, heart attack, and stroke in some people.
  4. 4. Most naturally low in fat and calories Good sources of Good source of potassium- may help vitamin C- aids in maintain healthy iron absorption. blood pressure Good source of Good source of fiber- Important for vitamin A – Keeps proper boweleyes and skin healthy function Good source of folate (folic acid)- helps the body form red blood cells
  5. 5. People who eat a vegetarian diet are at lower risk for: Obesity Cardiovascular disease Hypertension Type 2 diabetes Renal Disease Some cancers Gallstones
  6. 6. Vegetarian Food PyramidSource:http://www.medicinenet.com/vegetarian_and_vegan_diet/page5.htm
  7. 7. Vegan Food PyramidSourcehttp://www.medicinenet.com/vegetarian_and_vegan_diet/page5.htm
  8. 8. Healthy, fulfilling, veganAdding nuts, seeds, and beans to ones diet can help them consume protein. Alsoeating dark leafy greens is a great way to get adequate amounts of calcium.Picture on the left is mixed greens with strawberry chunks and pine nuts, thePhoto on the right is a mix of kale, black beans, pine nuts, and quinoa.

×