A whole food plant based (WFPB) diet offers an array of health benefits as part of a plant based lifestyle. By eating a variety of whole plant foods, you can greatly reduce the risk of many diseases. In fact, a WFPB diet has been shown to improve the health of people who already have type 2 diabetes, heart disease, or obesity.
A plant based diet benefits your health when it is centered on greens and cruciferous vegetables, colorful vegetables, whole grains, legumes, and fruit. To learn more about these foods, visit our WFPB diet guide.
In this article, you will learn several health benefits of a plant based diet, including:
Dr. Neal Barnard and the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine have
Research has found that plant based diets reduce blood pressure levels.
Many people have been successful losing weight on a plant based diet.
A study of nearly 600,000 adults found a beneficial impact of a plant based diet on immune system health, as a healthful plant based diet was linked to a lower risk of severe COVID-19.
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