Today (11-8-11) -- the ideal time to begin your quest for vibrant health.
Once again, Dr. Greger has provided us with a close look at a scientific report on the topic of BMI scores that are associated with various diet-styles. He carefully analyzes an April 2009 report published by the American Diabetes Association. He took a look at four different diet-styles:
- Meat eaters (meat and/or dairy at almost every meal)
- Flexitarian (mostly vegetarian but eats meat a few times a month)
- Vegetarian (mostly plant-based but still eats dairy and eggs)
- Vegan (consumes only plant-based foods)
But the report didn't have any data on a 4-Leaf diet-style, where one is getting over 80% of their daily calories from whole plant-based foods; still in nature's package.
We know that many vegans still eat a very unhealthy diet consisting of lots of high-fat, processed foods like oil, pasta, bread, chips, tofu, etc. Take a look at what the study showed and then let's guess how "4-Leaf eating" would have fared against the other three. Continue reading this article that includes a helpful video from Dr. Greger....
—J. Morris Hicks…blogging daily at HealthyEatingHealthyWorld.com