Category: Studies

Study: Vegan Diet Associated With 31% Lower Risk of Chronic Kidney Disease in Hyperuricemia Patients

New research published in the peer-reviewed journal Nutrients found that a “vegan diet is associated with a 31% lower risk of chronic kidney disease in patients wth hyperuricemia”. The study notes that hyperuricemia (elevated uric acid level in the blood) is a well-known risk factor for chronic kidney disease, and that little is known about …

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Study: Greater Adherence to Healthy Plant-Based Diet Associated With Lower Risks of Total Mortality, Cancer, and Cardiovascular Disease

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According to a new study published by the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Network Open, adherence to a healthy plant-based diet “was associated with lower risks of total mortality, cancer, and cardiovascular disease risk.” The study was published in JAMA Network Open and was epublished by the U.S. National Library of Medicine. It …

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Substituting Animal Protein for Plant-Based is Inversely Associated with Cardiovascular Disease Risk

Following a plant-based diet may reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease, according to a new study published by the Journal of Nutrition. Titled Isocaloric substitution of plant-based protein for animal-based protein and cardiometabolic risk factors in a multi-ethnic Asian Population, the study was conducted by researchers at the National University of Singapore, Curtin University in …

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Increasing Healthy Plant-Based Foods and Reducing Animal Products is Associated With a Lower Risk of Osteoporosis

A new study published by the journal Osteoporosis International has found that older adults “consume more healthy plant foods and reduce the consumption of animal foods and unhealthy plant foods, which was associated with a lower risk of osteoporosis.” Titled Association of plant-based dietary patterns with the risk of osteoporosis in community-dwelling adults over 60 …

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Study: High-Quality Plant-Based Diet Associated With Decreased Depressive Symptoms

A new study published by the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health has found that a high-quality plant-based diet may be effective in combatting symptoms associated with depression. Conducted by researchers at Bond University and the Central Queensland University, both in Australia, the study was epublished online by the U.S. National Library of …

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Vegan Diet Has 44% Less Total Environmental Impact Than Mediterranean Diet

Vegan diets have a significantly smaller environmental impact than a Mediterranean diet according to new research published in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. For the study, researchers compared the total environmental impact of a vegan diet that is free of all animal products with a Mediterranean diet that allows for the consumption …

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Study: Plant-Based Diet During First Trimester of Pregnancy May Lower Risk of Inadequate Gestational Weight Gain

A new study published by the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition has found that “adherence to a plant-based diet during the first trimester of pregnancy may be associated with a lower risk of inadequate gestational weight gain.” The study was epublished ahead of print by the U.S. National Library of Medicine, and was conducted by …

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New Study Indicates Plant-Based Diets “Are Associated With Lower Risk of Prostate Cancer Progression and Recurrence”

A new study published in the most recent issue of the Journal of Clinical Oncology has found that plant-based diets may be useful in combatting the progression and recurrence of prostate cancer. Conducted by a team of researchers at the University of California and presented at the 2023 ASCO GU Cancers Symposium, the study indicates …

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