Health

To reap heart benefits of a plant-based diet, avoid junk food

Plant-based diets are becoming more popular in many areas of the world, but the health benefits of this dietary pattern may depend largely on the specific foods consumed. A new study being presented at the American College ...

Cardiology

Trust your gut on plant-based diets for heart health

Reducing animal product intake and following a primarily plant-based diet can decrease your risk of heart disease by minimizing the adverse effects of a gut-microbiome associated with increased risk of coronary heart disease, ...

Health

Quinn on Nutrition: Managing multiple nutrition conditions

Q: My husband was recently diagnosed with kidney stones (lots of them!) and has been advised to limit high oxalate foods. He was also treated for prostate cancer a while back and also has been diagnosed with osteoporosis. ...

Health

Alternative food culture now mainstream

Remember when being a vegetarian or vegan was considered radical? It's now thought quite ordinary, according to a new book co-edited by QUT and University of Adelaide food researchers.

Oncology & Cancer

Going vegetarian to cut colon cancer risk

(HealthDay)—There's no disputing the fact that regular colonoscopies, now suggested to start at age 45 for those with an average risk of colorectal cancer, can help prevent the disease by finding—and removing—precancerous ...

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