Some metabolic changes differ by race for women switching to vegetarian diet


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Improvements in fatty acid metabolism occurred for women switching from their habitual omnivorous diet to a vegetarian diet, according to a study

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People following plant-based diet ‘much less likely to get severe Covid-19’, study suggests

People who enjoy a plant-based diet like vegetarians and vegans or take fish as their only source of meat are considerably less likely to contract severe Covid-19, a new study has found.

According to the findings published in The BMJ Nutrition, Prevention and Health, which examined data from healthcare workers across six countries including the UK, people who follow a plant-based diet are 73 per cent less likely to be hit by coronavirus while self-declared pescatarians were 59 per cent less likely to become ill than those who eat red and white meat.

Low-carbohydrate, high-protein diets appeared to be

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Most Americans Are Not Eating a Cancer-Preventing Diet

Key Takeaways

  • A new study found that most people in the U.S. do not eat a diet that meets national dietary guidelines for preventing cancer.
  • Overall, people needed to incorporate more fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and fiber into their diet.
  • Experts recommend making small, manageable diet changes.

The majority of Americans do not eat a diet that meets national dietary guidelines for preventing cancer, according to a new study.

The researchers found that about 70% of adults didn’t eat enough fruits, vegetables, and whole grains. The majority of participants didn’t get enough fiber in their diets.

The study, which was

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7 Yummy Recipes To Include Basil In Your Daily Diet

Basil is a refreshing herb that grows abundantly in tropical areas and is native to central Africa and Southeast Asia. One of the oldest herbs known to us, its health benefits are innumerable. It has several anti-inflammatory properties and helps aid digestion. It is also known to prevent headaches and is a good remedy for insomnia. It is also a favourite of foodies around the world, as the herb lends a refreshing touch and elevates every meal it’s added to. From soups to desserts, the herb can be used to add a dimension to the simplest of recipes. 

Given its

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In India, 81% limit meat in diet and 39% say they are vegetarian

Dishes on display at a food stall at a vegetarian food festival in Bangalore.
Dishes on display at a food stall at a vegetarian food festival in Bangalore. (Manjunath Kiran/AFP via Getty Images)

All of India’s most widely practiced religions have dietary laws and traditions. For example, Hindu texts often praise vegetarianism, and Hindus may also avoid eating beef because cows are traditionally viewed as sacred. Muslim teachings, meanwhile, prohibit pork.

The vast majority of Indian adults (81%) follow some restrictions on meat in their diet, including refraining from eating certain meats, not eating meat on certain days, or both. However, most Indians do not abstain from meat altogether – only 39% of

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Healthy Diet And Physical Activity Among Students

Introduction

Practicing of healthy diet and regular physical activity is prominent part of healthy life style which have significant mental and physical health benefits. Currently, lifestyle has become an important predictor of health status. For instance, the World Health Organization (WHO) has declared that 60% of an individual’s health-related quality of life depends on his/her lifestyle.1

Non-communicable diseases are increasing globally and resulted a deleterious effect. Unhealthy diet and physically inactive have been strongly associated with these diseases.2,3

WHO global health status (2014) reported that in 2012, alcohol consumption was responsible for about 5.9% (3.3 million) deaths globally

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