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April 03, 2019 - Medical News Today

Vegans have a 'healthier biomarker profile'

Vegans have a 'healthier biomarker profile'
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A recent study examined how dietary choices affect the levels of beneficial biomarkers in the body. The team was particularly interested in the impact of a plant-based diet.

"An awareness that a healthier biomarker profile is obtained with a plant-based diet should motivate people to be proactive about dietary habits that promote good health and prevent disease," according to lead study author Fayth Miles, Ph.D.

VA: In medicine, a biomarker is a measurable indicator of the severity or presence of some disease state. More generally a biomarker is anything that can be used as an indicator of a particular disease state or some other physiological state of an organism.

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