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Can Plant Foods Protect Against Prostate Cancer?

Prostate Cancer Cells Illustration
Going vegan could protect men against prostate cancer. This is the findings of a study published in the Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention . A total of 60 prostate cancer patients and 60 healthy subjects were assessed by their dietary patterns and observed for prostate cancer incidence. Men who followed a diet rich in fruits, vegetables, an...
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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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Vegetarian diet and risk of gout in two separate prospective cohort studies.

Vegetarian diets may confer individuals with significant protection against gout.

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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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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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Vegetarian, vegan diets and multiple health outcomes: A systematic review with meta-analysis of observational studies.

The probability of developing and dying from cancer and ischemic heart disease is low in vegetarians.

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Vegetarian dietary patterns and the risk of colorectal cancers.

A study summary that investigated the adherence to vegetarian diet-reduced colorectal cancer risk connection hypothesis.

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Mortality in vegetarians and non-vegetarians: a collaborative analysis of 8,300 deaths among 76,000 men and women in five prospective studies.

Non vegetarians are much more liable to die from ischemic heart disease than vegetarians.

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Vegetable protein intake is associated with lower gallbladder disease risk: Findings from the Women's Health Initiative prospective cohort.

Consistent consumption of protein from vegetables may reduce the likelihood of gallstones in women.

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Cardiovascular disease mortality and cancer incidence in vegetarians: a meta-analysis and systematic review.

Habitual intake of vegetarian diets may be tied to lower risk of cancer and mortality from cardiovascular disease.

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Symptomless diverticular disease and intake of dietary fibre.

Low risk of symptomless diverticular disease is associated with vegetarians.

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Vegetarian diet, food substitution, and nonalcoholic fatty liver.

​Vegetarian diets may help prevent the development of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD).

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