Vegan Diet: Nowadays vegan diet has become a special choice for people, but according to recent research, continuous consumption can be harmful to you.
American celebrities Miley Cyrus, Venus Williams, Arianna Grand, Beyoncé, etc. are called brand ambassadors of a vegan diet. There is a good number of vegan dieters. Seeing the benefits of this diet, a lot of actresses have announced to be vegan in Bollywood too. It includes names like Sonam Kapoor, Kareena Kapoor, Malaika Sherawat.
Apart from this, actors like cricketer Virat Kohli, actors Shahid Kapoor, Aamir Khan, Akshay Kumar have also shifted themselves to vegan. But recently the research of Oxford University is going to alert a lot, what the doctors have to say after this research, a report on this:
What does the research say for Vegan Diet
Oxford University’s research, which lasted for 10 years, claimed that people who take a vegan diet are vulnerable to fracture in addition to weak bones. Those who take vegan diets are deficient in calcium and protein compared to non-veg eaters.
As a result, the risk of bone fractures is 43% higher than the rest. According to public research in BSC Journal, 1 thousand people who took Vegan were researched for 10 years and this research revealed that there were cases of fractures in their hip, leg bone, and backbone.
Diet experts and researcher Tommy Tong say people who eat a vegan diet have 2.3 times more cases of hip fracture than meat-eaters. About 20 such serious cases were seen in 1 thousand. Neha, the senior dietician at Paras Hospital, says, Vegan diet does not prohibit eating only dairy products as dairy products such as milk, yogurt, ghee, cheese.
In this diet, only things found from plants are eaten. Such as grains, vegetables, fruits, beans, and dry fruits. When people follow this type of diet, then they get complete nutrition in the body and they also lose weight while reducing the risk of chronic diseases. But with this diet, it is also necessary to take some supplements like iron, protein, vitamin B12, calcium, omega 3, fatty acids, and zinc. You will have to go to the supplement for overall nutrition.
Change diet after three months
Clinical Nutritionist Surbhi Pareek tells that do not take a vegan diet for more than 3 months. Constant intake of plant best diet causes deficiency of iron, calcium, vitamin B12, and D in the body. Many times people take soya milk and soya paneer as an alternative to milk. If the amount of soy in the diet is high, there is a risk of hormonal imbalance.
The result can look like hair fall and skin spots. So while taking a vegan diet, please consult the experts. If you take this diet for a long time, then experts say some supplements are deficient in calcium, vitamin D, B12, and iron deficiency. Just taking the plant’s best diet can cause a deficiency of many essential nutrients.
She says sit in the sunlight for some time before 9 am to make up for vitamin D deficiency. This will complete vitamin D deficiency and strengthen bones. So take soy drinks, grains in the diet. Do not depend on vegetables and fruits only, ‘despite taking green vegetables, people may lack iron because it is low-fat food. They get as much iron as they need. For this, take peas, tofu, and dry fruits. ‘
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At the same time, Dr. Tushar Grover, Medical Director of Vision Eye Center, explains more about the benefits of a vegan diet. In them, they say that the vegan diet benefits the whole health, it is very beneficial for the eyes. A diet that contains animal products has a bad effect on health and it also affects the eyes.
It is true that green leafy vegetables such as broccoli, carrots, and spinach, and other such vegetables contain many other elements with carotenoids, such as lutein and xanthine, which would help people prevent age-related eye diseases.
By the way, many studies have proved that the vegan diet lowers cholesterol levels as most of the fat is obtained from healthy sources such as coconut, legumes, avocados, etc. Most of the fat from animal and dairy products produces bad cholesterol. That’s why people who follow a vegan diet stay away from bad cholesterol.
Beneficial for hormones
Research in America has shown that eating a vegan diet increases the hormones in the stomach. Apart from this, this food also helps in diabetes control and weight loss, so research has claimed that due to the promotion of digestive hormones, a sufficient amount of insulin will be produced in the body, as well as there will be no hunger.
In this research, a vegan diet is compared to the meat and cheese diet. Both vegan and non-vegetarian diets had the same amount of calories and micronutrients. After testing it was observed that eating vegan food increased beneficial digestive hormones as compared to a non-vegan diet.
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