According to experts, their analysis showed that those who do not eat meat encounter this disease about twice as often. In doing so, the study took into account several nutritional factors, including total calories, protein and micronutrients consumed, and level of food processing.
Experts also noted that depressed people are more likely to be vegetarian. They attribute this to more pronounced negative thinking and guilt.
Recall that previous experts have found that vegetarian women are 33% more likely to suffer hip fractures than meat eaters.