Plant-Based Diets for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention: All Plant Foods Are Not Created Equal

@article{Hemler2019PlantBasedDF,
  title={Plant-Based Diets for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention: All Plant Foods Are Not Created Equal},
  author={E. Hemler and F. Hu},
  journal={Current Atherosclerosis Reports},
  year={2019},
  volume={21},
  pages={1-8}
}
Purpose of ReviewPlant-based diets have been widely promoted for cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk reduction. This review discusses the various definitions of plant-based diets and summarizes their associations with CVD risk, specifically distinguishing between healthy and unhealthy plant-based diets.Recent FindingsDespite wide variation in definition, most studies suggest that plant-based diets are generally beneficial for cardiovascular health. Many previous studies have defined plant-based… Expand
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