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Nutrition: Plant Power

Five popular plant-based diets explained



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We all know that eating more fruits and veggies while cutting back on meat, dairy, and processed food is one of the best changes we can make for our health. Plant-based diets lower cholesterol and blood sugar, and help up stave off heart disease and obesity. But who knew there were so many options? Here we take a look at five popular ones so you’ll have the info you need to find the best plant-based plan for you. (page 18)

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