Forty years of studies confirm that vegetarian and vegan diets reduce blood fats

Vegan and vegetarian diets are associated with lower concentrations of lipids such as blood cholesterol. Because some lipids cause atherosclerosis when they accumulate along the arterial walls, following these diets can reduce the risk of suffering from certain cardiovascular diseases. This is the conclusion of an analysis of 30 clinical studies conducted over the past … Read more

It’s time to leave the paleo diet in the past: Recent studies have failed to back up its claims

The Paleo diet prompts us to mimic the food choices of our prehistoric ancestors. In practice, this means avoiding dairy products, grains, legumes and processed sugar and instead consuming vegetables, fruits, nuts, pasture-raised meats and wild-caught fish. Proponents of the paleo diet argue that by eating this way we will lose weight and reduce the … Read more