Fiber Helps Prevent Chronic Diseases

Fiber Helps Prevent Chronic Diseases A high-fiber diet is best for healthful aging, according to a study published online inAging. Researchers followed the diets of 1,609 healthy people and monitored incidence rates for cancer, heart disease, depression, and cognitive impairment. Those who consumed the most fiber, especially from grains and fruit, were more likely to … Continue reading Fiber Helps Prevent Chronic Diseases

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Vegetarian diet reverses atherosclerosis-The Lancet, Dean Ornish 1990

Abstract In a prospective, randomised, controlled trial to determine whether comprehensive lifestyle changes affect coronary atherosclerosis after 1 year, 28 patients were assigned to an experimental group (low-fat vegetarian diet, stopping smoking, stress management training, and moderate exercise) and 20 to a usual-care control group. 195 coronary artery lesions were analysed by quantitative coronary angiography. … Continue reading Vegetarian diet reverses atherosclerosis-The Lancet, Dean Ornish 1990

A bowl of oatmeal a day could be the secret to a longer and healthier life

A bowl of oatmeal a day could be the secret to a longer and healthier life, say scientists Sarah Knapton, The Telegraph A large bowl of oatmeal each day could protect against death from cancer, the biggest ever analysis of the benefits of whole grains has shown. Oats have long been considered a superfood, staving … Continue reading A bowl of oatmeal a day could be the secret to a longer and healthier life