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Plant-Based Diets Lower Risk of Death from Heart Disease

plant based diet for heart disease

A plant-based diet lowers the risk of dying from a heart attack, according to a study published in the Journal of Nutrition. Researchers assessed diet records and cardiovascular disease-related mortality for 11,879 participants in the NHANES III study. The authors developed an index that scored plant-based and animal-based foods differently to quantify adherence to a vegetarian diet. This allowed for…

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Diet Can Trump the Alzheimer’s Gene ApoE

Alzheimers Gene ApoE

Diet may explain the Nigerian Paradox, where they have among the highest rates of the Alzheimer’s susceptibility gene, ApoE4, but among the lowest rates of Alzheimer’s disease. Read full article: Diet Can Trump the Alzheimer’s Gene ApoE 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 Food Cure – Official Documentary Trailer 2018

the food cure film

Six cancer patients make an unusual choice when faced with little chance of recovery: they decide to face the disease with a radical plant-based diet. The patients embark on an arduous but hopeful 5-year journey through uncharted territory as they attempt to eat and juice their way back to health, against all odds. More information: https://www.thefoodcurefilm.com/ Buy the book: The…

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G-BOMBS: 6 Anti-Cancer Foods to Eat Every Day

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Reduce cancer risk with nutritional excellence — for instance, you can always reduce your risk of developing lung cancer by quitting smoking at any point before cancer begins. Likewise, you can reduce your risk of a variety of cancers with nutritional excellence, even if it is too late to maximally protect yourself against cancer at an advanced age. Even people…

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What Are the Best and Worst Foods?

Healthiest Foods

Based on the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, which foods best supply shortfall nutrients while avoiding disease-promoting components? Read full article: https://nutritionfacts.org/2018/02/15/what-are-the-best-and-worst-foods/ 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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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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