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Nutrition Interventions in Rheumatoid Arthritis: The Potential Use of Plant-Based Diets. A Review

High compliance with plant-based diets may help ease the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis.

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Plant‐Based Diets Are Associated With a Lower Risk of Incident Cardiovascular Disease, Cardiovascular Disease Mortality, and All‐Cause Mortality in a General Population of Middle‐Aged Adults

High compliance with vegetarian diets may improve an individual's chances of avoiding premature deaths.

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Association between plant-based dietary patterns and the risk of type 2 diabetes: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Type 2 diabetes is less likely to occur in individuals who followed a plant-based diet rich in fruits, vegetables, legumes, and whole grains.

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Eat Plant Foods to Reduce Dementia Risk

Dementia Can Be Slowed and Even Prevented
​ Every 3 seconds , someone in the world develops dementia. In the United States, between 4 to 5 million people are suffering from dementia. A 2016 study that investigated the relationship between dementia and mortality risk suggests that this brain disorder may even kill more persons than cancer and heart disease combined as the number of people d...
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Avoid Heart Failure With Whole Plant Foods

Hearts Nourished with Fruits and Vegetables are Healthier Hearts
An estimated 5.7 million adults in the United States are currently battling with heart failure. For a person to be technically diagnosed with heart failure , it means his heart cannot pump enough blood to support other organs in the body, resulting in various symptoms, often (but not always) including fatigue, swelling in the ankles, shor...
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Reduce High Blood Pressure With Plates, Forks, and Exercise

Reduce High Blood Pressure With Plates, Forks, and Exercise
Hypertension is an epidemic in the United States, despite many people not even realizing they are at risk with blood pressures higher than 120/80. Nearly half of the adult population has high blood pressure or its precursor, called pre-hypertension. That's more than 100 million American men and women! Therefore, it is not surprising that hyper...
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Reverse Angina With Plant Foods

Angina Can Be Reversed With a Plant-based Diet
​ Another study confirms additional reasons why it pays to follow a plant-based diet. It turns out that a whole-food, plant-based diet can help reverse angina without medication and procedures. Angina is a type of chest pain or discomfort resulting from reduced blood flow to the heart. Angina is not the same as an heart attack, but it is ...
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Vegetarian Diets and Chronic Kidney Disease.

Plant foods may have a positive impact in the prevention and treatment of chronic kidney disease (CKD).

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Plant foods and risk of laryngeal cancer: A case-control study in Uruguay.

Habitual consumption of generous portions of plant foods, such as fruits, vegetables, and legumes, may help to halt the onset of laryngeal cancer.

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The effects of dietary improvement on symptoms of depression and anxiety: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.

Following a plant-based diet may help an individual to beat depression and anxiety.

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Plant foods, fiber, and rectal cancer.

Consuming plant-based diets may help thwart the development of cancerous cells in the rectum.

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Plant-Based Diets Relieve Crohn’s Symptoms

Illustration of Inflamed Large and Small Intestines
Crohn's disease is a long-term condition that causes inflammation of parts of the digestive tract's lining. The most common site of occurrence for the inflammatory bowel disease known as Crohn's is at the end of the small intestine (ileum) and the beginning of the large intestine (cecum). This infla...
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