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Vegan Diet Best for Gut Hormones and Satiety

Vegan Diet Gut Hormones

A vegan diet is best for gastrointestinal hormones and satiety, according to a study published in Nutrients. These hormones help regulate blood sugar, fullness, and weight management. Researchers, including the Physicians Committee’s clinical research director Hana Kahleova, M.D., compared a calorie and macronutrient-matched vegan meal with a meal composed of meat and cheese on hormone levels and after-meal satisfaction among…

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Preventing Brain Loss with B Vitamins

brain loss

One week on a plant-based diet can significantly drop blood levels of homocysteine, a toxin associated with cognitive decline and Alzheimer’s disease. Without vitamin B12 supplementation, though, a long-term plant-based diet could make things worse. 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 Image credit: https://theheartysoul.com/3-vitamins-prevent-brain-loss/

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2019 The Year of the Vegan

The year of the vegan

As part of The World in 2019, an annual magazine published by The Economist that forecasts — from politics and the economy to culture and technology — what is to come in 2019, John Parker, correspondent for The Economist, predicts that 2019 will be the year of the vegan. In “The year of the vegan,” Parker explains that while veganism…

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