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Plant sterols

Sterols, Nuts, Soy and Fiber Lower LDL-C

Researchers from Canada’s University of Toronto and St Michael’s Hospital have found that people who ate diets rich in plant-based foods known for lowering LDL-cholesterol, including plant sterols, soy foods, nuts and plant-based fibers showed reductions in LDL-cholesterol by 13% after six months....

Mediterranean diet prevents metabolic disease

Med Diet Prevents Metabolic Syndrome

A study from Italy shows that the Mediterranean diet significantly improves metabolism, glycemia, insulin levels, C-reactive protein levels and body mass index. All of these factors present the issues related to metabolic syndrome. Metabolic syndrome is symptomized by cardiovascular disease, being overweight and...

nuts lowers risk of diabetes

Red Meat Increases Type 2 Diabetes

Researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health found in a huge study that eating red meat regularly increases the incidence of type 2 diabetes. Furthermore, they found that replacing red meat in the diet with non-meat proteins significantly lowers incidence of type...