Category: Studies

Study: Plant-Predominant Diet Associated With Lower Type 2 Diabetes Risk in Postmenopausal Women

Greater adherence to a plant-based diet was associated with a lower risk of type 2 diabetes in postmenopausal women in a recent study published in the journal Diabetes Care. A plant-based dietary pattern, “the Portfolio Diet”, has been shown to lower LDL cholesterol and other cardiovascular disease risk factors, according to the abstract of the …

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Study: Plant-Based Diet Reduces Metabolic Acidosis

According to a new study published by the Journal of Nutritional Science, “dietary shifts toward plant-based nutrition effectively reduces dietary-induced, low-grade metabolic acidosis.” “Contemporary diets in Western countries are largely acid-inducing and deficient in potassium alkali salts, resulting in low-grade metabolic acidosis”, states the study. “The chronic consumption of acidogenic diets abundant in animal-based foods …

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Study: Plant-Based Diet Linked to Reduced Stroke Risk

Plant-based diets are linked to reduced risk of stroke, finds a new study published in the journal Annals of Neurology and published online ahead of print by the National Institute of Health. The comprehensive study was conducted by researchers at the University of Vermont, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, the University of Texas Health Science …

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Report: Plant-based Seafood Market to Grow from $42 Million in 2021 to $1.3 Billion by 2031

A new report predicts that the vegan seafood market will grow from its modest value in 2021 to become a billion dollar market by 2031. The Plant-based Seafood Market Report was conducted and released by Allied Market Research. It found that the global plant-based seafood industry generated $42.1 million in 2021, and is anticipated to generate $1.3 …

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Study: Plant-Based Diet Has “More Favorable Nutrient Composition for Cardiovascular Health” Than Omnivore Diet

A study published in the recent issue of the peer-reviewed journal Nutrients “concluded that a plant-based diet had a more favorable nutrient composition for cardiovascular health than the omnivorous dietary pattern of the control group.” In addition to being published in the journal Nutrients, the study was epublished by the National Institute of Health. It …

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Study: Plant-Based Diets May Help Prevent Coronary Heart Disease

A new study published in the Cureus Journal of Medical Science has found that a plant-based diet is “inversely related to the incidence of heart failure risk”, and “eating a plant-based diet starting in adolescence is linked to a decreased risk of cerebrovascular disease (CVD) by middle age.” Coronary heart disease (CHD) is one of …

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Study: Healthy Plant-Based Diets “Significantly Increase Sperm Density and Motility”

Plant-based diets can “significantly increase sperm density and motility in men”, and is “related to a lower risk of sperm volume deficiency”, according to a new study published in the peer-reviewed International Journal of Fertility and Sterility. “Infertility is a major clinical problem that affects people psychologically and medically”, states the study’s abstract. “For the …

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Study: Plant-Based Diets “Contribute to Lower Circulating Leptin in Healthy Subjects”

A new study “indicates the health-promoting properties of plant diets, by influencing circulating leptin.” The study was published in Acta Biochimica Polonica, which is the Journal of the Polish Biochemical Society and of the Committee of Biochemistry and Biophysics Polish Academy of Sciences. “Much research has shown how important role leptin – a hormone secreted …

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