Articles and Research

ARTICLES AND RESEARCH

Here are a few more articles that you may find of interest, and be sure to visit our Gluten and GMO page for additional information. Want to suggest an article? Please contact us. Thanks!


  • Staying Healthy and Living a Vegan Lifestyle
    This is a really great one-page summary of the benefits of living a vegan lifestyle for us, the animals, and the environment. I especially like all of the links to more detailed information, including medical information, animal welfare information, and even being vegan on a budget! Thanks to Kathy and Kate for sharing this resource!

  • National Institute of Health Nutrition Update for Physicians: Plant-Based Diets
    Excerpt: Physicians should consider recommending a plant-based diet to all their patients, especially those with high blood pressure, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, or obesity.
     

  • Plant-based Diets (NutritionFacts.org)
    Excerpt: The #1 killer in the US – heart disease – was found to be almost nonexistent in populations with diets centered around whole plant foods. Heart disease may be effectively treated with a plant-based diet...A plant-based diet may also help in averting and/or slowing certain cancers (like breast cancer, prostate cancer, cervical cancer, colon cancer, as well as BPH, benign prostatic hypertrophy). This is in part because plant foods contain anti-aging, anti-cancer antioxidants (on average 64 times more than animal foods,  fiber, and phytochemicals, which in some cases can even help repair DNA damage.