Vegetarian Diet can provide many health benefits, such as a reduced risk of chronic diseases like Obesity, Coronary artery disease, Hypertension (high blood pressure), Diabetes and Some types of cancer. Vegetarians Diet also has lower rates of illness and death from a number of degenerative diseases. Research shows vegetarians tend to eat fewer calories, weigh less, and have a lower body mass index (a measure of body fat) than their meat-eating counterparts. If you’re eating lots of fruits, veggies, and whole grains, you’ll likely feel full on fewer calories than you’re allowed each day. With that calorie deficit and a little physical activity, you’re bound to shed pounds. Numerous studies have indicated that all animal products increase the risk of obesity, heart disease, cancer, diabetes, cataracts, stroke, hypertension, and other life threatening illnesses, while many vegetable foods protect against these same diseases.