Plant-based diets can reduce risk of heart failure by up to 41%

Plant-based diets can reduce risk of heart failure by up to 41%

In a recent study, they concluded that a plant-based diet could reduce the risk of heart failure in adults with no known heart disease.Multivariable analysis revealed that participants who stuck to a plant-based diet had lowered the risk of heart failure-related hospitalizations by 41 percent.

High fibre, yogurt consumption could help lower lung cancer risk

High fibre, yogurt consumption could help lower lung cancer risk

Health News — A diet high in fibre and yogurt is associated with a reduced risk for lung cancer, according to a new analysis.Shu suggests the health benefits may be rooted in the prebiotic (nondigestible food that promotes growth of beneficial microorganisms in the intestines) and probiotic properties of both these foods.

‘We don’t know how well antidepressants work’: Danish study blows lid off flawed medical research

‘We don’t know how well antidepressants work’: Danish study blows lid off flawed medical research

The researchers suggest more in-depth analysis and new and better studies into treatment of depression using so-called active placebos, which mimic side effects to a certain degree to guarantee that studies remain double-blind.

Losing weight could ease symptoms of depression

Losing weight could ease symptoms of depression

The study found that all types of dietary improvement appeared to have equal effects on mental health, with weight-loss, fat reduction or nutrient-improving diets all having similar benefits for depressive symptoms.