vegan news anti-speciest news animal rights news
vegan news anti-speciest news animal rights news

health

April 22, 2019 - Medical Xpress

Plant-based diets can be effective in reducing heart failure risk

Plant-based diets can be effective in reducing heart failure risk
File Photo / © Photabulous!

Heart failure affects more than 5.7 million adults and that number is expected to rise.

Plant-based diets are associated with a lower risk of heart failure in adults without known heart disease, while Southern diets consisting of more fried and processed foods and sweetened drinks are associated with greater risk, according to a study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology that looked at the association between five dietary patterns and risk of heart failure.

Read more at Medical Xpress


Health — Feature Articles

Most Read - Last 30 Days

  1. Animals - the first space explorers
  2. Plant-based milks on the rise: A quarter of Britons are drinking them
  3. Half of us are going vegan with our beauty regime so here's a round-up of the best vegan brands...
  4. Why young Germans think this career is the wurst
  5. Panama becomes first Central American nation to ban plastic bags
  6. Greta Thunberg: ‘They see us as a threat because we’re having an impact’
  7. Which vegan milk is best for the environment?
  8. Plant Protein to Become $85 Billion Business in Food Revolution
  9. Nutritionists helped us rank the 7 best healthy nuts because it's hard to choose a favorite child
  10. The vegetarian’s meal in Singapore is changing, with huge help from science

Some photos and photo services
generously donated by Photabulous

Photabulous

Fabulous Photos

PARIS · TORONTO · AMSTERDAM