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Going Veggie is Easy! Studies show most make a smooth change for better health

By | June 25th, 2015|HNU Archive, Uncategorized|

In a new study, Neal D. Barnard, MD, and his colleagues show that patients easily transition from a standard omnivorous diet to a low-fat, vegetarian diet that helps people lose weight, lower blood pressure and otherwise improve their health. Many doctors are aware that a low-fat vegetarian diet can reverse heart disease and provide other [...]

Eat Away Cholesterol: Diet as effective as drugs, say researchers

By | June 12th, 2015|HNU Archive, Uncategorized|

Researchers at the University of Toronto and St. Michael's Hospital have shown that a vegetarian diet composed of specific plant foods can lower cholesterol as effectively as a drug treatment. The study compared a diet of known cholesterol-lowering, vegetarian foods to a standard cholesterol-reducing drug called lovastatin. The special diet lowered levels of LDL (“bad”) [...]