Good News for Vegetarians
In an Australian study of a group of strict vegan Buddhist nuns, the
bone density among the 105 nuns, who live in temples and monasteries
across Vietnam's Ho Chi Minh City, was found to be the same as
non-vegetarian women matched in every physical respect. Professor Nguyen
and Dr Thuc Lan said the study shows how fruits and vegetables are
likely to have positive effects on bone health.
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Very good vegetarian news: bone density identical
As Christians, we should treat our bodies with most reverence
reminding ourselves that they are the temples of the Holy Spirit. The
book of Genesis reminds us that God's ideal diet for us is a plant-based
one, which shows good stewardship to all of God's Creation.
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