Before we consider why eating raw vegan is a better option we must first consider why eating vegetarian is better. According to the Harvard Medical School there are many benefits of being a vegetarian. You can read about these benefits here at the Harvard Medical School website. Below I’ve copied a few snippets of what the Harvard Medical School says on their website.
Heart disease. There’s some evidence that vegetarians have a lower risk for cardiac events (such as a heart attack) and death from cardiac causes.
Cancer. Hundreds of studies suggest that eating lots of fruits and vegetables can reduce the risk of developing certain cancers, and there’s evidence that vegetarians have a lower incidence of cancer than non-vegetarians do.
Type 2 diabetes. Research suggests that a predominantly plant-based diet can reduce the risk for type 2 diabetes.
Typically people become vegetarian for one of three reasons: