Monthly archives: August, 2019

Vegetarians Reduce Risk of Psoriasis

Nutritionist Dr. Ekky M Rahardja, MS, SpGk said that becoming a vegetarian can reduce levels of psoriasis. According to him, psoriasis is an inflammatory process that causes abnormalities in the immune system (autoimmunity) which then affect skin disorders characterized by a process of skin change that is too fast. To control the inflammatory process, according …

Vegetarians Don’t Guarantee Weight Loss

A diet that only consumes vegetable foods, aka vegetarian, is believed by many people to make the body healthier. Not a few people who hope their bodies remain slim after adopting this diet. This vegetarian lifestyle was adopted chosen for cultural, religious or ethical reasons. It could also be because by avoiding the consumption of …

Don’t Eat Meat, How Can Vegan Meet Protein Needs?

The human body needs protein to meet their body’s needs. Protein is divided into two types, namely animal derived from meat and vegetable derived from plants. However, what about protein fulfillment in vegetarians ? Can animal protein be replaced by vegetable protein only? Explained by Dr. Ida Gunawan, MS, Sp.GK (K), clinical nutritionist; vegetarians are …