Arteries of Vegans vs. Runners

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DESCRIPTION: The carotid arteries of those eating plant-based diets appear healthier than even those just as slim (long-distance endurance athletes who’ve run an average of 50,000 miles).

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Carotid artery wall thickness is what was measured in the study I profiled in Eggs vs. Cigarettes in Atherosclerosis (

Another comparison between athletes and plant-eaters can be found in Is It the Diet, the Exercise, or Both? ( It compares cancer-fighting abilities with a similar result. See the “prequel” video, though, so you know what test they’re talking about: Ex Vivo Cancer Proliferation Bioassay ( For weight loss diet also provides more control: Diet vs. Exercise for Weight Loss (

None of this is to disparage exercise, which is critical for a variety of important reasons, immunity (Preserving Immune Function in Athletes With Nutritional Yeast,, breast health (Exercise & Breast Cancer,, and brain protection (Reversing Cognitive Decline, So diet and exercise, not or exercise. My physical activity comes from walking while I work: Standing Up for Your Health (

Not all studies showed vegans have superior arterial form and function. Find out why in my next video Vitamin B12 Necessary for Arterial Health (

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