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Vegan and Vegetarian Diets May Increase Risk of Stroke, Experts Say

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Vegan and vegetarian diets are linked to a lower risk of heart disease but may increase the risk of stroke, experts say.

A study from the University of Oxford found that people who follow the diets have a 22% lower risk of heart disease than meat eaters, while those who eat fish but no meat (pescatarian diet) have a 13% reduced risk.