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Plant-Based Diets Linked to Lower Covid-19 Risk, Says Study

Plant-Based Diets Linked to Lower Covid-19 Risk, Says Study

A study conducted by the Universidade de Sao Paulo in Brazil suggests that individuals following plant-based diets, including vegetarians, vegans, an

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A study conducted by the Universidade de Sao Paulo in Brazil suggests that individuals following plant-based diets, including vegetarians, vegans, and flexitarians, have a 39% lower risk of contracting Covid-19 compared to omnivores. The research, published in the BMJ Nutrition Prevention and Health journal, analyzed 702 participants in Brazil, noting a higher incidence of Covid-19 (52%) among omnivores compared to plant-based eaters (40%). The study supports the idea that a plant-based diet, especially vegetarianism, may offer protection against Covid-19 infection.

More info: https://gut.bmj.com/content/70/11/2096

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