Following a dietary pattern that promotes the consumption of low-fat, plant-based foods may help ward off a host of chronic diseases. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), chronic disease is the leading cause of death and disability in the United States, killing over 1.5 million Americans every year. About 45% of the pop...
A group of Italian and American researchers have uncovered a simple diet that can help millions of people avoid diabetes. According to the researchers, strict adherence to a low-fat, oil-free plant-based diet can help prevent type 2 diabetes. For this study, the scientists divided 75 overweight adults with no history of diabetes into 2 gr...
A healthy cholesterol number is associated with premenopausal women on low-fat diets.
Exercising regularly and adhering to diets high in fiber, especially fruit and vegetable fiber, and low in red meat, and fat may help prevent the development of diverticular disease.
Children and adolescents on low-fat diets are less prone to develop cardiovascular disease.
Improved glycemic control and lipid profile is associated with type 2 diabetes patients who habitually consume a low-fat, vegan diets.
High meat eaters may have higher colorectal cancer risk than regular consumers of fruits, vegetables, and low-fat diets.
In addition to improving the glycemic and lipid profile of diabetics, vegetarian diets may also help to reduce type 2 diabetes risk significantly.
Elevated plasma cholesterol levels are associated with increased risk of cardiovascular diseases. Likewise, lifestyle and dietary choices, such as adopting a Whole-food plant-based diet (WFPB) diet has been shown to effectively reduce elevated cholesterol levels. By promoting the consumption of natural, unrefined plant foods, WFPB diets help keep cholesterol numbers, and other vital biomarkers, within desirable ranges....
Whole food plant-based diets may improve the conditions of patients suffering from obesity, ischaemic heart disease, hypertension,and type 2 diabetes.