Category: Studies

Study: Vegan Diet Improves Quality of Life and Sleep, Reduces Pain, in Fibromyalgia Patients

A new study published by the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health has found  “significant improvements in biochemical parameters, quality of life, quality of sleep, pain at rest and general health status” when fibromyalgia patients follow a plant-based diet. The study, titled Skeletal muscle properties and vascular function do not differ between healthy, …

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Study: Vegans are Happier than Meat-Eaters

According to a new large-scale study conducted by the organization Tracking Happiness, vegans – on average – are notably happier than those who eat meat on a regular basis. The study, which had 11,537 participants, found that: Vegans report higher happiness levels than meat-eaters (+7%). Happier people are more likely to turn 100% vegan in …

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Plant-Based Diets Drastically Reduce COVID-19 Severity, Finds Study

According to an important new study published by the journal BMJ Nutrition, Prevention & Health, plant-based diets “were associated with lower odds of moderate-to-severe COVID-19.” The study is titled Plant-based diets, pescatarian diets and COVID-19 severity: a population-based case–control study in six countries. “Several studies have hypothesised that dietary habits may play an important role in …

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Study Finds Plant-Based Diets Protect Against Chronic Disease Mortality

According to a new study published by the journal Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition, plant-based diets may protect individuals from mortality due to chronic disease. Titled “Plant-based diets and risk of disease mortality: a systematic review and meta-analysis of cohort studies”, the study was epublished by the National Institute of Health. “We aimed …

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Study: Vegan Diet Not Detrimental to Endurance and Muscle Strength, May Help Improve It

A vegan diet not only “does not seem to be detrimental to endurance and muscle strength in healthy young lean women”, but “submaximal endurance might be better in vegans compared with omnivores.” This is according to a new study published by the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, and epublished by the U.S. National Institute of …

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Poll Finds 52% of Vegans Refuse to Date a Meat-Eater

According to new data released by Veggly, which is the world’s leading data app for those who are vegetarian or vegan, over half of vegans refuse to date someone who eats meat. Although some may not be surprised by this, it’s nonetheless interesting to have some actual numbers in regards to what percentage of vegans …

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Study: Vegans Tend to be Thinner, Have Reduced Risk of Heart Disease

According to a new study vegans “tend to be thinner, have lower serum cholesterol, and lower blood pressure, reducing their risk of heart disease.” The study, titled simply “Health effects of vegan diets”, was published in the most recent issue of The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. “Recently, vegetarian diets have experienced an increase in …

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Study Finds Vegan Gut Profile Has “Greater Abundance of Protective Species”

According to a new study published in the journal Nutrients, and e-published by the National Institute of Health, the “vegan gut profile appears to be unique in several characteristics, including a reduced abundance of pathobionts and a greater abundance of protective species.” The study also found that “Reduced levels of inflammation may be the key …

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Report: Beyond Meat The Fastest Growing Vegan Meat Company

According to a new report conducted by the market research firm IRI, Beyond Meat was the fastest growing vegan meat-substitute label during a recent 52-week period. According to the report, Beyond Meat’s retail sales grew by 135% in a 52-week period ending on October 31st. With this growth they now have a 10% market share, …

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Study: A Whole-Food Plant-Based Diet May Reduce Cardiovascular Diseases Risk

According to a new study published in the journal Nutrients, those who follow a “whole-food plant-based” diet may have a reduced risk of cardiovascular diseases. Cardiovascular diseases, according to the World Health Organization, “are a group of disorders of the heart and blood vessels” that include coronary heart disease, cerebrovascular disease, peripheral arterial disease, rheumatic …

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Study: Veganism May Help Young Women Who Are Socially Disengaged or At Risk of Eating Disorders

Engaging in a vegan lifestyle may have “clinical significance for working with young women who are socially disengaged or who are at risk of disordered eating”, according to a study published this month by the journal Appetite, and epublished by the National Institute of Health. “One’s relationship to food is an important factor that can …

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Study: Vegan School Lunches Have Three Times More Fiber than Meat-Based Meals

According to a new study published in The Journal of Child Nutrition & Management, vegan school lunches contain triple the fiber found in standard entrées which contain meat.  According to the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, fiber is “an important nutrient that not only aids heart health, but also boosts digestion, weight loss, and cancer prevention.” For …

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