Diet And Weight

Vegans who lift weights may have stronger bones than other people on a plant-based diet
Vegans who lift weights may have stronger bones than other people on a plant-based diet

People on a plant-based diet who do strength training as opposed to other forms of exercise such as biking or swimming may have stronger bones than other people on a vegan diet.

Eating more ultra-processed foods associated with increased risk of dementia
Eating more ultra-processed foods associated with increased risk of dementia

People who eat the highest amounts of ultra-processed foods like soft drinks, chips and cookies may have a higher risk of developing dementia than those who eat the lowest amounts, according to a new study published in the July 27, 2022, online issue of Neurology®.

Diet and Alzheimer's Disease
Diet and Alzheimer's Disease

Research has shown that a plant based diet is not only beneficial to the brain, but may also help to prevent dementias including Alzheimer’s disease. Eating well can help to protect our memory as we grow older.

Eating nuts may reduce cardiovascular disease risk for people with diabetes
Eating nuts may reduce cardiovascular disease risk for people with diabetes

Eating more nuts, particularly tree nuts, may reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease among people with type 2 diabetes, according to research in Circulation Research, an American Heart Association journal.

Nuts for nuts? Daily serving may help control weight and benefit health
Nuts for nuts? Daily serving may help control weight and benefit health

Eating Brazil nuts and other varieties of nuts daily may prevent weight gain and provide other cardiovascular benefits.

Eating walnuts daily lowered bad cholesterol and may reduce cardiovascular disease risk
Eating walnuts daily lowered bad cholesterol and may reduce cardiovascular disease risk

Eating about ½ cup of walnuts every day for two years modestly lowered levels of low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol, known as “bad cholesterol,” and reduced the number of total LDL particles and small LDL particles in healthy, older adults, according to new research published today in the American Heart Association’s flagship journal Circulation.

Plant-based diet can slash severity of COVID-19, finds major new study
Plant-based diet can slash severity of COVID-19, finds major new study

Following a plant-based diet could help decrease the severity of COVID-19, according to a new major study published in the BMJ Nutrition, Prevention & Health journal. The study investigated links between the disease and different dietary patterns.

Does a ketogenic diet impair athletic performance?
Does a ketogenic diet impair athletic performance?

A low-carbohydrate, high-fat (LCHF) or “ketogenic” diet has grown in popularity due to its ability to increase the rate of fat burning during exercise. For elite athletes this comes at the expense of athletic performance.

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