Category: Studies

Muscle Protein Synthetic Response to Plant Protein Does Not Differ From Animal Protein, Finds Study

The muscle protein synthetic response to the ingestion of 30 grams of a plant-derived protein blend “does not differ from the ingestion of an equivalent amount of a high quality animal-derived protein”, according to a new study. The study, published in the Journal of Nutrition, is titled The Muscle Protein Synthetic Response to the Ingestion …

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Study: Plant-Based Diet Associated With Sustained Minimal Residual Disease-Negativity

A new study being published in the journal Clinical Cancer Research “is the first study to demonstrate an association between a plant-based dietary pattern, stool butyrate production and sustained minimal residual disease-negativity in multiple myeloma”. Although the study is soon to be published by the journal Clinical Cancer Research, it was epublished online ahead of …

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Study: Benefits of Plant-Based Diet Include “Weight Loss, Improved Cardiovascular Health, Lower Blood Pressure”

According to a new the benefits of a plant-based diet “include weight loss, improved cardiovascular health, lower blood pressure, and improved glucose metabolism”, with the benefits being greater for obese individuals. The study, titled Plant-based diet for obesity treatment, was published in this months issue of the journal Frontiers in Nutrition, and was epublished by …

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Study: Plant-based Diets Have Potential to Reduce Diet-Related Land Use by 76%, Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 49%

A new study has found that “transitioning to plant-based diets has the potential to reduce diet-related land use by 76%, diet-related greenhouse gas emissions by 49%”. The study, titled Plant-Based Dietary Patterns for Human and Planetary Health, also found that transition to plant-based diets can reduce “green and blue water use by 21% and 14%, respectively, …

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Study: Vegan Diet May Help Reduce Weight, Improve Glycemia, in Overweight or Type 2 Diabetes

According to a new study published in the journal Obesity Reviews, “adhering to vegan diets for at least 12 weeks may be effective in individuals with overweight or type 2 diabetes to induce a meaningful decrease in body weight and improve glycemia.” The abstract of this new study starts by stating that “In parallel with …

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Study: Plant-Based Diet Significantly Lowers Risk of Prostate Cancer

A study published in the The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition “provides supportive evidence that greater consumption of healthful plant-based foods is associated with a lower risk of aggressive forms of prostate cancer”. “Plant-based diets are associated with multiple health benefits and a favorable environmental impact”, states the study. “For prostate cancer, previous studies suggest …

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Study: Plant-Based Diets May Improve Vascular Health in African-American Individuals

Plant-based diets may be cardioprotective and improve vascular health in African-American individuals, according to a new study. The study, titled The impact of a plant-based diet on indices of cardiovascular health in African Americans: a cross-sectional study, was published in the journal Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism, and was epublished by the U.S. National Library …

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Owners of Vegan Dogs Did Not Perceive Adverse Health Effects, Report Increase in Dog Longevity

According to a new study published in the journal Research in Veterinary Science, “dog owners feeding a plant-based diet did not perceive adverse health effects in their dogs”, while “dog longevity was reported to be greater for dogs fed plant-based diets.” “Some dog owners elect to feed their dog a plant-based food either as part …

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Meta-Analysis of 3 Million People Finds Plant-Based Diets Are Protective Against Digestive Cancers

A new study has found that “plant-based diets were protective against cancers of the digestive system, with no significant differences between different types of cancer.” The study, which was “a meta-analysis based on 3,059,009 subjects”, was published in the journal Frontiers in Public Health. It was epublished by the National Library of Medicine, and it …

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Study: Increasing Consumption of Plant-Based Foods May Mitigate Obesity-Induced Inflammation

New research published in the journal Frontiers in Nutrition has found that increasing the consumption of plant-based foods “may mitigate obesity-induced inflammation and its consequences.” “Evidence investigating associations between dietary and nutrient patterns and inflammatory biomarkers is inconsistent and scarce”, states the study, which was conducted by researchers at the University of Adelaide, Flinders University …

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