Plant-based diet may lower risk of severe COVID-19, study claims

Susan S. Johnson

Vegetarians are missing out on more than just meat — and it’s a good thing.

Researchers have revealed a link between diet and COVID-19 which showed plant-based eaters were 73% less likely to come down with the virus compared to those who include animals in their diet. Meanwhile, pescatarians, whose primary protein source is fish, were at a 59% lower risk.

The new study, published in the BMJ Nutrition, Prevention & Health, based these findings on a self-reported questionnaire submitted by a total of 2,884 individuals, all health care workers, from six European countries, 568 of which had

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World Delicacies Recipes

Susan S. Johnson

A platform for experimenting with new flavors and dishes, as well as elements of service, design and décor. Add spices or chilies to your food for a taste boost that can assist you really feel satisfied. “Meals that is loaded with taste will stimulate your taste buds and be more satisfying, so you will not eat as much,” says American Dietetic Association spokeswoman Malena Perdomo, RD. If you want something candy, suck on a red-sizzling fireball sweet. It is sweet, spicy, and low in calories.

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Which is better for your heart?

Susan S. Johnson
'Plant-based' or low-fat diet: which is better for your heart?

(HealthDay)—Hoping to eat your way to a healthier heart?

Diets rich in plant foods may beat low-fat eating regimens for cutting the risk of heart disease and stroke, a new study finds.

Saturated fat, the kind largely found in animal products, has long been viewed as the enemy of the heart, since it can raise “bad” LDL cholesterol.

In the new study, which tracked more than 5,100 Americans, researchers found that people with diets low in saturated fat did indeed have better LDL levels.

But that did not translate into a lower risk of heart disease or stroke, the

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Vegans ‘much less likely to get severe Covid-19’ than meat eaters, study suggests

Susan S. Johnson
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People who enjoy a plant-based diet like vegetarians and vegans or take fish as their only source of meat are considerably less likely to contract severe Covid-19, a new study has found.

According to the findings published in The BMJ Nutrition, Prevention and Health, which examined data from healthcare workers across six countries including the UK, vegetarians are 73 per cent less likely to be hit by coronavirus while self-declared pescatarians were 59 per cent less likely to become ill than those who eat red and white meat.

Low-carbohydrate, high-protein diets appeared to be linked to

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