An article written by Switch4Good tells us that researchers at the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) believe that a dairy-free, plant-based diet may not only provide cardiovascular protection, but also enhance performance, allowing athletes to continue to go the distance.
Part 4 of the series, Robyn Chuter explores one of the major health claims made for ketogenic diets, that they reverse insulin resistance and effectively treat diabetes. In this post, she is going to explore one of the major health claims made for ketogenic diets, that they reverse insulin resistance and effectively treat diabetes.
If you have, or are at risk of developing, diabetes, a WFPB diet can be a game-changer. Being diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, type 2 diabetes, or prediabetes is a life-changing experience.
Research shows that moving to a whole-food, plant-based (WFPB) diet can reduce the symptoms of type 1 diabetes and can help manage and even reverse type 2 diabetes and prediabetes Courtney Davidson explains.
High School sweethearts Siddharth and Nidhi grew up eating rich foods, after many similar periods of unsustained weight loss throughout the years. Their physician introduced them to Forks Over Knives and the recipes on the website, they watched the documentary. Their eyes opened, and decided not to treat this as a diet but to make it their lifestyle.
Article by Karen Asp, profiles Kris “Hi-Lite” Bruton and how his performance boost inspired half his teammates to go vegan. Athletes find they are leaner, have less injuries, they don’t get sore as often, they have super high-energy, and are never low on energy.
High sugary drink consumption is a risk factor for obesity and weight gain, obesity is in itself a risk factor for cancer. Reducing how many sweetened beverages we drink would be beneficial for our health, an observational study written by Nina Avramova with CNN.
Lindsey Morris, explains a debunked widespread assumption: that white meat, such as chicken and turkey, is better for cholesterol than red, such as beef and pork. In fact, researchers found no difference in the way both meat types raised blood cholesterol levels. Additionally, total cholesterol increases were similar whether participants consumed a diet high or low in saturated fats.
Ultra-processed foods aren’t just bad for your waistline they may contribute to an increased risk of disease and mortality.Studies report we get more than half our calories from ultra-processed foods, such as packaged snacks, soft drinks, and other non-food ingredients. Lindsey Morris gives us the skinny on processed foods, how to steer your grocery cart away from packaged goods, and load up on real foods such as fruits, veggies, and whole grains instead.
Michelle McMacken, MD shares the bottom line: We have no biological requirement to consume cholesterol or eggs; indeed, this large study (among others) suggests that we are better off when we avoid them. Our bodies can make all the cholesterol we need, and we can get other nutrients found in eggs from healthier sources.
Dean Ornish, MD and Anne Ornish combine science with a simple four-part program anyone can follow. This brief excerpt from the book reveals their expert tips for ordering a healthy plant-based (and oil-free) meal from just about any type of restaurant menu.