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Vegan Diet May Prevent Diabetes

Vegan Diet May Prevent Diabetes

A vegan diet improves beta-cell function, according to a study published in Nutrients. Researchers from the Physicians Committee assessed insulin resistance after a meal for 75 overweight participants without diabetes for 16 weeks, half of whom followed a low-fat, vegan diet. Those who consumed the vegan diet increased meal-stimulated insulin secretion and beta-cell glucose sensitivity and lowered their body weight,…

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Low-Fat Diet Prevents Pancreatic Cancer in Overweight Women

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A low-fat diet may prevent pancreatic cancer in overweight or obese women, according to a study published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. Researchers compared cancer incidence rates for 48,835 postmenopausal women assigned to either a low-fat diet, in which fat intake was limited to 20 percent of daily energy and daily servings of fruits, vegetables, and grains…

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The Effect of Animal Protein on the Kidneys

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Anti-inflammatory drugs abolish the hyperfiltration and protein leakage response to meat ingestion, suggesting that animal protein causes kidney stress through an inflammatory mechanism. Read full article: https://nutritionfacts.org/2018/02/08/the-effect-of-animal-protein-on-the-kidneys/ 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

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The Role of Pesticides & Pollution in Autism

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The effects of smoking, pesticides, vaccine mercury, and air pollution on autistic spectrum disorder risk. Is Autism Really on the Rise? Before speculating about the reason for the “explosive” increase in autism one has to make sure the explosion is real. More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org and How Not to Die and How Not to Die Cookbook, a New York…

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