Plant-based diets can improve treatments for substance abuse disorder treatment, according to a study published in the American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine. Participants in early addiction treatment who followed a plant-based diet improved mental health outcomes like self-esteem and resilience more than those who did not follow a plant-based diet.
Kemp T, Lopez NV, Ward S, Sherzai D, Sherzai A, Sutliffe J. The INFINITE Study: pilot research exploring plant-based nutrition in treatment for substance use disorders. Am J Lifestyle Med. 2022;0(0). doi:10.1177/15598276221120227