- Premarin, the hormone replacement treatment made from pregnant mares urine increases the risk of blood clots, stroke, high blood pressure and heart disease
- Vegetarians have lower cholesterol levels
- Vegetarians have lower blood pressure
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Examples and AnecdotesEdit
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Ref Two. Ibid.
Ref Three. Hans Diehl, "Reversing Coronary Heart Disease," in Western Diseases: Their Dietry Prevention and Reversibility, ed. N.J. Temple and D.P. Burkitt (Totawa, N.J.: Humana Press, 1994), 237-316.
Ref Four. Ibid.
Ref Five. Jay N. Cohn and William B. Kannal, "Cardiovascular Medicine," in Preventitive Cardiology, ed. James T. Willerson and Jay N. Cohn (New York: Churchill Livingstone, Inc., 1995). 1809-1827.
Ref Six. Diehl, "Reversing Coronary Heart Disease."
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Ref Nine. Diehl, "Reversing Coronary Heart Disease."
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Ref Twelve. Cohn and Kannal, "Cardiovascular Medicine."
Ref Thirteen. Scott M. Grundy, "Cholesterol," in Cardiovascular Medicine, ed. James T. Willerson and Jay N. Cohn (New York: Churchill Livingstone, Inc., 1995), 1846-1865.
Ref Fourteen. Diehl, "Reversing Coronary Heart Disease."
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Ref Seventeen. Diehl, "Reversing Coronary Heart Disease."
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Ref Twenty. Ibid
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