The Physicians Committee

News Release - heart disease

New Study Finds Plant Protein, Fiber, Nuts Lower Cholesterol and Improve Blood Pressure

A new meta-analysis published in the journal Progress in Cardiovascular Diseases finds that a diet that includes plant protein, fiber, nuts, and plant sterols lowers cholesterol, improves blood pressure, and improves other markers for cardiovascular disease risk.

New Review Highlights Benefits of Plant-Based Diets for Heart Health

Vegetarian, especially vegan, diets are associated with better cardiovascular health, according to a new review published in the journal Progress in Cardiovascular Diseases.