A significant drop in coronary heart disease (CHD) development and mortality risk is associated with the consumption of vegetarian diets.
Strict adherence to vegetarian diet is tied to lower risk of ischemic heart disease in older women.
A plant-based diet may be beneficial in the treatment and prevention of heart failure.
Low diverticular disease morbidity and mortality risk is associated with individuals on vegetarian and high-fiber diets.
Strict adherence to vegetarian diets may offer individuals adequate protection against type 2 diabetes.
Men who regularly consume fish contaminated with polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and phthalate esters (PEs) are more likely to become infertile than those who eat plant-based diets.
Low-fat, plant-based diets are associated with low plasma levels of High Density Lipoprotein (HDL) and improved cardiovascular health.
Vegetarian diets are associated with healthy mood states. This pilot study investigated the effect of consuming diets that do not contain meat, fish, and poultry on mood states. 39 subjects participated in this study. They were assigned into 3 groups (fish, omnivore, and vegetarian groups) and placed on different diets for 2 weeks. The fish...