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Risks and benefits of vegetarianism.
Department of Complementary Medicine, Postgraduate Medical School, University of Exeter.
Over the course of the BSE crisis, vegetarianism has become much more popular. This article reviews the benefits and risks of vegetarianism. On balance, it seems that eating less meat is good advice; however, strict forms of vegetarianism are not entirely free of risks.