Kesehatan Vegan – dr. Satyawira Aryawan Deng

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Penanda Penyakit: Kolesterol-Tekanan Darah-Berat Badan-Homosistein

Disease Markers: Cholesterol Levels, Blood Pressure, Body Weight, Homocysteine

Referensi :

Numerous studies have measured cholesterol levels, blood pressure, obesity, and other markers of disease in vegans. Most of these studies included information on lacto-ovo vegetarians (LOV), fish-eaters, and non-vegetarians (NV). This article surveys those published in the 25 years before 2003. Not much was published on vegans before that time.

In summary, the evidence shows:

  • Vegans have lower total cholesterol, LDL cholesterol, and triglycerides, while having about the same HDL cholesterol of LOV and NV.
  • Vegans have lower rates of high blood pressure than LOV and NV.
  • Vegans have a lower BMI and body fat percentage than LOV and NV. People who have been vegan for more than 5 years have the lowest BMI of all diet groups studied here. Continue reading