Top 10 Plant-Based News Stories and Articles of 2020
At the Center for Nutrition Studies, we are honored to help spread the plant-based message with the world and we’re proud of the work we did this year to help people live healthier, whole lives as we all navigated through a tough year. Here’s a review of our top stories and articles of 2020, several of which covered immune health due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
1) Salt, Sugar, and Fat
Do you need to be completely salt, oil, and sugar (SOS) free in order to be healthy, or is a little bit of salt and sugar okay? T. Colin Campbell, PhD, discusses the topic of being 100% SOS-free.
2) Reinforce Your Immune System With Plant-Based Nutrition
The foods we choose to eat, or avoid, impact the health of our immune systems. Be sure you are eating the right ones to help support your immune system.
3) Study Finds Dairy (Not Soy) Skyrockets Breast Cancer Risk
A new study claims that women who drink cows’ milk could increase their relative risk of developing breast cancer by up to 80% compared to women who drink soy milk. If you could reduce your relative risk of breast cancer, wouldn’t you do it?
4) Could Changing Our Diets Defeat COVID-19?
T. Colin Campbell, PhD, considers whether diet could help combat COVID-19, the novel coronavirus. While there are a lot of unknowns with this virus, Dr. Campbell discusses what we do know.
5) How to Replace Dairy Products With Plant-Based Foods
Eliminating dairy in your diet for better health is actually pretty simple. These tips and recipes will help you phase out milk and all milk products by adding in more plant-based foods.
6) How Does Nutrition Affect the Immune System?
What you eat plays a big role in how well your immune system is able to wage war against invading viruses. Here’s what you can do to make sure yours is in top shape and ready for action.
7) Can Viruses in Meat Really Affect Humans? What You Need to Know
Can meat carry viruses? If so, can those viruses hurt us? Many have begun to ask these questions and take a critical look at the issues surrounding meat-borne diseases.
8) My Plant-Based Life With MS – Goodbye Brain Lesions, Vertigo, and Eczema
Medication is the gold standard for treating MS, but should it be? One woman shares her story of how a whole food, plant-based diet, rooted in science, helped treat her MS better than medications did.
9) What Impact Does the Keto Diet Have on Gut Microbiome & Long-Term Health?
We examined the impact of a high-fat, low-carb diet on the gut microbiome and the health implications of long-term ketogenic diets. If you want a healthy gut microbiome and all the benefits that flow from it, the solution is simple: eat more plants.
10) Medical News: Plant-Based Diet Reverses Type 2 Diabetes in 84% of Patients, New Study Finds
An intervention called the NFI protocol, which is a personalized whole food, plant-based diet, has been shown in a recent study to reverse type 2 diabetes in a notable 84% of patients.
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