Vegetarian diet - a fresh look

 Seven out of 10 Australians are now eating more plant-based foods, largely in the belief that eating less meat and more plant foods improves overall health – a belief that is now supported by evidence.

Health benefits
A vegetarian diet can confer health benefits such as decreased risk of chronic diseases (responsible for 63% of worldwide mortality). This finding coincides with new concerns about a correlation between a high red meat diet and colorectal cancer.

Current evidence suggests strict protein combining is unnecessary as the