Plant-Based Diets Improve Quality of Life in Type 2 Diabetes Patients

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A plant-based diet improves psychological well-being in type 2 diabetes patients, according to a review published in BMJ Open Diabetes Research & Care. Researchers reviewed 11 controlled trials on dietary interventions for type 2 diabetes and found that plant-based diets improved well-being overall when compared to dietary interventions from various diabetes associations. Participants reported less pain and saw improvements in…

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Healthful Diet Helps Prevent Depression

Fruits and Vegetables to Improve Mood

A healthful diet of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and legumes that avoids processed meats and trans fats reduces the risk for depression, according to a meta-analysis published in Molecular Psychiatry. Researchers reviewed 41 studies on diet and depression occurrence. Inflammatory diets that include high amounts of processed meats and trans fats, found in junk foods, increased incidence rates for clinical…

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Fighting Lupus with Turmeric: Good as Gold


A quarter teaspoon of the spice turmeric was put to the test for the treatment of uncontrollable lupus (SLE) nephritis (kidney inflammation) in a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial. Read full article: How to Treat Lupus with Turmeric More information: and and How Not to Die and How Not to Die Cookbook, a New York Times bestseller

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