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Plant-Based Diets Lower Risk Factors for Heart Failure

roasted veggies

Plant-based diets can reverse heart failure, according to a case study published in Frontiers in Nutrition. A 54-year-old woman with obesity, type 2 diabetes, and heart failure began a whole food, plant-based diet, and researchers tracked her health outcomes. She removed all animal products, limited processed foods, and increased her intake of fruits, vegetables, dark leafy greens, grains, and legumes….

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How to Cook Greens

How to Cook Greens

Dark green leafy vegetables are the most nutrient-dense foods on the planet. What’s the best way to prepare them? More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org and How Not to Die and How Not to Die Cookbook, a New York Times bestseller

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White and Red Meat are Both Bad for Your Heart

white and red meats

Red and white meat raise cholesterol levels equally, according to an NIH-funded randomized crossover study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Researchers tested the effects of low-saturated-fat diets that drew their protein from red meat (beef and pork), white meat (chicken and turkey), or nonmeat sources (legumes, nuts, grains, and soy products) in 51 participants—all of whom tested…

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Plant-Based Diets Reduce Risk for Preterm Birth

vegan pregnancy

Plant-based dietary patterns during pregnancy are associated with a reduced risk for some complications, according to a new systematic review published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. In a review of 32 studies, researchers found that a plant-based diet higher in fruits, vegetables, whole grains, nuts, and seeds and lower in red and processed meat and fried foods led…

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