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Preventing obesity: the benefits of a diet rich in plant-based foods
Monday, June 4. 2018
Studies suggest that without having to follow a strict vegan or vegetarian diet, a diet rich in plant-based foods and low in meat may also offer protection against obesity in middle-aged and older adults.
Experts already know that diets that emphasize plant-based over animal-based foods — such as vegetarian or vegan diets — can decrease the risk of obesity.