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A Provegetarian Food Pattern Emphasizing Preference for Healthy Plant-Derived Foods Reduces the Risk of Overweight/Obesity in the SUN Cohort

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posted by Research Admin 1 on 11 July 2019

This longitudinal study mapped the provegetarian food patterns (positive scoring for plant-based foods and negative scores for meat) and the incidence of overweight/obesity. They identify that those who ate plant foods that are classified as unhealthy (e.g. refined grains, fruit juice, potatoes) continued the propensity for weight gain, compared with those who stuck to the healthy classified plant foods (whole grains, fruit, legumes, etc.).

This is an open access article and can be read in free full text at: https://doi.org/10.3390/nu11071553

Gomez-Donoso, C., et al. A Provegetarian Food Pattern Emphasizing Preference for Healthy Plant-Derived Foods Reduces the Risk of Overweight/Obesity in the SUN Cohort. Nutrients, 2019, 11(7), 1553