Latest vegan diet Stories

2014-05-13 23:07:06

Going vegetarian or vegan has numerous health benefits. There are many enjoyable ways to eat a plant-based diet. Boston, MA (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 Several million Americans have abandoned red meat and poultry in favor of a predominantly plant-based diet. One reason some are making the switch is evidence of the health perks from going vegetarian or vegan, reports the May 2014 Harvard Women's Health Watch. "There's certainly some research on the benefits of the vegetarian...

2011-03-03 00:00:28

This innovative study, which asked vegans to simply report their own experiences, demolishes six myths on plant-based eating. 97% of vegans enjoy their food and 94% want to stay on a plant-based diet forever. As the obesity epidemic grows and heart disease and type 2 diabetes remains leading killers in developed countries, survey results may encourage people to adopt healthy eating choices. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) March 2, 2011 2,068 vegans from the United States and around the world...

2006-07-27 13:34:54

By Maggie Fox, Health and Science Correspondent WASHINGTON (Reuters) - People who ate a low-fat vegan diet, cutting out all meat and dairy, lowered their blood sugar more and lost more weight than people on a standard American Diabetes Association diet, researchers said on Thursday. They lowered their cholesterol more and ended up with better kidney function, according to the report published in Diabetes Care, a journal published by the American Diabetes Association. Participants...

2005-09-23 10:20:00

NEW YORK -- A diet free of animal products and low in fat may help trim the waistline without the task of strict calorie watching, a new study suggests. Researchers found that of 64 postmenopausal, overweight women, those assigned to follow a low-fat vegan diet for 14 weeks lost an average of 13 pounds, compared with a weight loss of about 8 pounds among women who followed a standard low-cholesterol diet. The weight loss came despite the fact that the women were given no limits on their...

2005-09-09 18:45:00

WASHINGTON -- A low-fat, plant-based diet is more effective at helping women lose weight and improve insulin sensitivity than an omnivorous diet, shows a new study appearing in the September issue of The American Journal of Medicine. The study, involving 59 overweight, postmenopausal women, was conducted by Neal D. Barnard, M.D., president of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM), together with colleagues at Georgetown University Hospital and George Washington University....

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