Scientists told about the diet, reducing the risk of diabetes and cancer

If the daily eat plant foods, the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, cancer and heart disease can be reduced by almost 50%. To such conclusion scientists from the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, writes portal u-news.

Experts have studied the data of several large-scale studies and determined that plant diets rich in fruits, vegetables, grains and legumes, can reduce the risk of developing metabolic syndrome and type 2 diabetes by about 50% the risk of coronary heart disease by 40%, diseases of brain vessels by 29% of Alzheimer’s disease — more than 50%, the risk of developing cognitive diseases — nearly 50%.

in addition, plant-based diet associated with increased life expectancy — this is evidenced by the blue zone in the world, where the population eats mainly plant foods rich in phytochemicals and antioxidant nutrients, experts say.

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