Plant-based Diets Lower Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease

A 10-country study of the per capita supply of meat and other animal products (not milk) demonstrated that the higher the supply in the 5 years before diagnosis the higher the risk of Alzheimer's disease. This was correlative and could not pinpoint cause and effect. The authors suggest it might be saturated fat or the…

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Not All Low-Carb Diets are Equal

Data from two large prospective studies (Nurses' Health Study and the Health Professionals Follow-up Study) strongly suggests that plant-based low-carb diets increase length of life compared to animal-based low-carb diets. Those consuming the highest amounts of vegetable protein and fat had 20% lower all-cause mortality and 23% lower cardiovascular mortality compared to those eating the…

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