Medical News Today: Plant based diet may reduce cardiovascular death risk by 32%

New research adds to the mounting body of evidence that eating more plant based foods and fewer animal ones may contribute to a healthy heart and cardiovascular system. Eating more vegetables and less meat contributes to a healthy heart, new research suggests. Not only is eating fewer animal products good

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Medical News Today: Type 2 diabetes: Low carb diet, without weight loss, may lower risk

A new study from Ohio State University has found that a low carb diet can help those at a higher risk of developing diabetes — even if they do not actually lose any weight. A low carb diet may reverse metabolic syndrome and stave off type 2 diabetes in people

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Medical News Today: Obesity: How diet changes the brain and promotes overeating

Scientists have implicated specific neurons in the lateral hypothalamic area, a region involved in survival mechanisms such as food intake, in signaling to the brain when to stop eating. This mechanism is impaired in obese mice. How does obesity trick the brain into sending a signal that says to keep

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Medical News Today: ‘Mediterranean diet may protect against depression symptoms’

Evidence indicates that following a Mediterranean-style diet, rich in fruit, vegetables, nuts, and cereals, can bring many health benefits, including protection against cardiovascular and metabolic problems. Now, a study also presents a link between this diet and a lower risk of depression later in life. New research finds a link

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