Veganism does not reduce the risk of the metabolic syndrome in a Taiwanese cohort.

@article{Shang2011VeganismDN,
  title={Veganism does not reduce the risk of the metabolic syndrome in a Taiwanese cohort.},
  author={Penghui Shang and Zheng Shu and Yanfang Wang and Na Li and Songming Du and Feng Sun and Yinyin Xia and Siyan Zhan},
  journal={Asia Pacific journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={2011},
  volume={20 3},
  pages={404-10}
}
The purpose of the present study was to assess the risk of the metabolic syndrome (MS) with vegan, pescovegetarian, lactovegetarian and nonvegetarian diets in Taiwan. The design was a retrospective cohort study using secondary data analysis from a Taiwan longitudinal health check-up database provided by MJ Health Screening Center during 1996-2006. A total of 93209 participants were classified as vegans (n=1116), pescovegetarians (n=2461), lactovegetarians (n=4313) and nonvegetarians (n=85319… CONTINUE READING

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