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Vegetarian dietary patterns may reduce cardiovascular disease risk

Researchers looked into how plant-based diets affect people who have a high chance of getting cardiovascular disease (CVD). A recent study suggests that meatless meals might help avoid CVD.

They found that eating a plant-based diet for six months improved several measures of cardio metabolic risk, such as cholesterol and blood sugar. People who are more likely to get heart problems may benefit from eating more plants. A board-certified cardiologist from Manhattan Cardiology, Dr. Robert Pilchik, talks about the study. Read the article.