Vegetarian Latinos? One Latina Promotes The Benefits Of Cutting Out The Meat

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With an estimated 1 in 3 Americans suffering from high blood pressure, according to the Centers for Disease Control, one Latina has made it her mission to help others adapt to a plant-based diet to help fight back.

Dr. Aurora Leon has helped thousands of Latinos try a vegetarian diet through the program “Vegetariano en 21 Dias,” a system that helps people cut out meat from the diet and instead add fruits, whole grains, vegetables and legumes. Find out the details of a brand new study in JAMA Internal Medicine linking a vegetarian diet to lower blood pressure and hypertension risk, how she is convincing Latinos to prepare traditional foods without meat and much more.

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