A well-balanced vegetarian diet with the proper substitutes for meat can benefit the body in combination with an active life free of stimulants such as cigarettes or alcohol, and junk food. Health benefits support you in maintaining a lean figure, having less toxicity in the body by avoiding meats from animals who may have been sick and given antibiotics or hormones to speed up their growth process, and common bacteria found in meat, poultry, and seafood. It could also aid in reducing risk of cardiovascular disease, diet related cancers, diabetes and constipation among others since vegetables, nuts and fruits are low in saturated fat and cholesterol. It helps to slow down the process of vision degeneration better athletic performance, longevity, improve your mood, and save the planet from unethical slaughter of animals. Not only this makes you feel and look great, but also it is also less expensive and light on your wallet.