What is the biggest cause of death for New Zealanders and the world? High blood pressure…
“Our analysis found that vegetarian diets lower blood pressure very effectively, and the evidence for this is now quite conclusive. I would encourage physicians to prescribe plant-based diets as a matter of routine, and to rely on medications only when diet changes do not do the job”
Lead researcher Dr. Y. Yokoyama, April 2014.
“Food is the breakthrough drug of the twenty-first century”
Author and award-winning journalist Jean Carper.
The new research was published in Internal Medicine, with the doctors conducting the study, concluding that “controlled trials suggest a robust relationship between consumption of vegetarian diets and lower blood pressure”.
As posted by the vegetarians of Washington on April 10, 2014.
Full article here: http://vegetariandispatch.wordpress.com/2014/04/10/veg-diet-lower-blood-pressure/century