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Legumes Improve Heart Health

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Consuming beans, lentils, peas, and other legumes reduces the risk for cardiovascular disease, coronary heart disease, and high blood pressure, according to a review published in Advances in Nutrition. Researchers reviewed publications that assessed consumption of legumes on the risk for cardiometabolic diseases and related markers. Results showed that those who consumed the most legumes reduced incidence rates for cardiovascular…

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How Not to Die from Kidney Disease

How Not to Die from Kidney Disease

According to Harvard researchers, the three significant dietary risk factors for declining kidney function are: animal protein, animal fat, and cholesterol. Read full article More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org and How Not to Die, How Not to Diet, and How Not to Die Cookbook, a New York Times bestseller

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Plant-Based Diets Lower Risk Factors for Heart Failure

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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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