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More plants and less meat means less heart disease

The Journal of the American Heart Association has published yet another study showing that plant-based diets are associated with a significant decrease in risk of cardiovascular disease and general mortality. Unlike previous studies which focused on narrower groups of people, this one was conducted with data from the general population, making its findings more applicable…

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Harvard Study Links Plant-based Diets to Lower Diabetes Risk

A new study by researchers at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health has found that replacing meat, dairy and eggs with healthy plant-based foods could significantly reduce our chances of developing type-2 diabetes. The meta-study reviewed evidence from nine published studies involving over 300,000 participants, and found that, in addition to reducing risk…

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Canada’s New Food Guide Emphasizes Plant-based Proteins and Fats

After years of research analysis, stakeholder and public consultation, and message testing, Health Canada has published an updated version of Canada’s Food Guide. According to the new food guide, the foundation for healthy eating is: Vegetables, fruit, whole grains, and protein foods should be consumed regularly. Among protein foods, consume plant-based more often. Foods that…

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Major New Report Finds Dramatic Decrease in Animal Foods Needed for Health and Climate

A groundbreaking new report, put together by 37 world-leading scientists over the span of three years, has found that “a radical transformation of the global food system is urgently needed.” The EAT-Lancet Commission has proposed the “planetary health diet”: an eating pattern that includes “a diversity of plant-based foods, low amounts of animal source foods,…

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