Opinion Article - Insights in Nutrition and Metabolism (2023) Volume 7, Issue 2
The benefits of a plant-based diet for metabolic health.
A plant-based diet has gained popularity in recent times and is associated with several health benefits, particularly for metabolic health. This dietary approach focuses on foods derived from plants, such as vegetables, fruits, whole grains, legumes, nuts, and seeds. A plant-based diet aids in weight management, reduces the risk of type 2 diabetes, improves cardiovascular health, reduces the risk of cancer, and improves gut health. This article highlights the benefits of a plant-based diet for metabolic health, emphasizing the importance of a balanced diet that includes all essential nutrients.Author(s): Mitchell Sarah