Healthier plant-based diets compared to unhealthy plant foods and animal foods on diabetes risk.
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As a physician, labels like vegetarian or vegan just tell me what you don’t eat, but there’s lots of unhealthy vegetarian foods like French fries and potato chips and soda pop. That’s why I prefer the term whole food plant-based nutrition. That tells me what you do eat, a diet centered around the healthiest foods out there.
The video I mentioned is Do Flexitarians Live Longer? (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/do-flexitarians-live-longer/).
And are some past popular videos on plant-based diets:
· Do Vegetarians Get Enough Protein? (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/do-vegetarians-get-enough-protein)
· What Diet Should Physicians Recommend? (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/what-diet-should-physicians-recommend)
· Eating More to Weigh Less (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/eating-more-to-weigh-less)
· How to Change Your Enterotype (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/how-to-change-your-enterotype)
· The Okinawa Diet: Living to 100 (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/the-okinawa-diet-living-to-100)
· Vitamin B12 Necessary for Arterial Health (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/vitamin-b12-necessary-for-arterial-health)
· Caloric Restriction vs. Plant-Based Diets (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/caloric-restriction-vs-plant-based-diets)
· Plant-Based Diets and Diabetes (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/plant-based-diets-and-diabetes)
· Which Type of Protein Is Better for Our Kidneys? (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/which-type-of-protein-is-better-for-our-kidneys)
· Lose Two Pounds in One Sitting: Taking the Mioscenic Route (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/lose-two-pounds-one-sitting-taking-mioscenic-route)
· Plant-Based Diets for Improved Mood and Productivity (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/plant-based-diets-for-improved-mood-and-productivity)
· The Best Diet for Fibroids (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/The-Best-Diet-for-Fibroids)
· Plant-Based Diets Recognized by Diabetes Associations (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/plant-based-diets-recognized-by-diabetes-associations)
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