Category: Studies

Study: Plant-Based Diet May Moderate Relationship Between Adverse Childhood Experiences and Early Mortality

According to an intriguing new study published by the Journal of Psychosomatic Research, and epublished by the U.S. National Institute of Health, a plant-based diet may moderate the relationship between Adverse Childhood Experiences and early mortality. The study is titled Plant-based dietary intake moderates adverse childhood experiences association with early mortality in an older Adventist …

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Study: Vegan Diet Associated With Favorable Lipid Profile, May Have Cardioprotective Effects

According to a new study out of Poland, a plant-based diet “is associated with a favorable lipid profile and may have cardioprotective effects” when compared to a diet where meat is regularly consumed. The study was published in the journal Acta Biochimica Polonica, and is titled Lipid profile in Polish women following lacto-ovo-vegetarian and vegan …

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Top Vegan Studies So Far in 2021

It’s already been a pretty incredible year for vegan research, with three full months remaining. In the article below we’ll break down what we believe to be the 10 more important and impactful studies released so far in 2021: The Top Vegan Studies Released So Far in 2021 (in no particular order):

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Study: Vegan Diet in Young Adulthood “Associated With a Lower Risk of Cardiovascular Disease by Middle Age”

According to a newly released study, the consumption of a plant‐centered, high‐quality diet starting in young adulthood “is associated with a lower risk of CVD by middle age.” The study, titled Plant‐Centered Diet and Risk of Incident Cardiovascular Disease During Young to Middle Adulthood, was published in the Journal of the American Heart Association. “The …

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Plant-Based Diets Can Play “Major Role” in Reversing Obesity and Chronic Disease Epidemics, Finds Study

Plant-predominant diets can play a major role in reversing the obesity and chronic disease epidemics. This is according to a new study published in the Oxford Academic Journal Nutrition Reviews. The study is titled Plant-predominant eating patterns – how effective are they for treating obesity and related cardiometabolic health outcomes? – a systematic review. According …

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Study: Men Report Better Physical and Mental Well-Being After Going Vegan

According to a new study published in the American Journal of Men’s Health, “vegan men report experiencing better physical and mental well-being upon going vegan”. The study, titled Vegan Men’s Food and Health Practices: A Recipe for a More Health-Conscious Masculinity?, was also epublished by the National Institute of Health. “In the age of the …

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Study: Plant-Based Diets May Improve Complications in Type 2 Diabetes and Obese Patients

According to a new study plant-based diets may improve complications in patients with type 2 diabetes and patients who are obese. The study, published in the journal Nutrition & Metabolism, was also e-published by the National Institute of Health. The study is titled: A plant-based meal reduces postprandial oxidative and dicarbonyl stress in men with …

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Study Finds Plant-Based Diet May Help Prevent Cardiovascular Disease

According to a new study published in the journal Cardiovascular Research, a plant-based diet may help prevent the risk of cardiovascular disease, which kills over 650,000 people annually in the U.S. alone. “This review aims at summarizing updated evidence on cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk associated with consumption of specific food items to substantiate dietary strategies …

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Study: Vegan Diet Significantly Reduces Menopause Symptoms

According to a new study published in the journal Menopause and epublished by the National Institute of Health, the combination of a low-fat, vegan diet and whole soybeans “was associated with reduced frequency and severity of hot flashes and improved quality of life in vasomotor, psychosocial, physical, and sexual domains in postmenopausal women.” The study …

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Study: Vegan Pet Good “At Least as Palatable” to Dogs and Cats, Doesn’t Compromise Welfare

Vegan pet foods “are generally at least as palatable to dogs and cats as conventional meat or raw meat diets”, and they “do not compromise their welfare”. This is according to a new study published in the peer-reviewed scientific journal PLoS One: It was also epublished by the National Institute of Health. “Consumer suspicion of …

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Study: Vegan Diet Provides for Normal Height and Weight Progression in Children, Can be Beneficial

According to a new study published in the journal Nutrition Research, and epublished online ahead of print by the National Institute of Health, “a well-planned vegan diet using supplementation is likely to provide the recommended amounts of critical nutrients to provide for normal progression of height and weight in children, and can be beneficial in …

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No Difference in Muscle Structure/Function or Cardiovascular Fitness Between Vegans and Omnivores, Says Study

Despite “marked differences in habitual nutrient intake”, healthy, young vegan and omnivorous men” did not differ regarding vascular and skeletal muscle structure and function, or cardiovascular fitness”. This is according to a new study published by the European Journal of Sport Science. The study is titled Skeletal muscle properties and vascular function do not differ …

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