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A whole-food, plant-based nutrition program: Evaluation of cardiovascular outcomes and exploration of food choices determinants.

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An ideal diet to prevent cardiovascular diseases contains an unlimited intake of various plant foods and a reduced intake of animal and highly processed foods. Researchers have reported that nutrition education programs that prioritize whole-plant foods effectively contribute to the prevention of unhealthy cardiovascular outcomes. We examined whether a 12-wk nutrition education program in adults from Montreal (Quebec, Canada) with at least one risk factor of cardiovascular disease was effective in modifying their eating patterns toward including more whole-plant foods. We further evaluated the effects of this program on participants' cardiovascular outcomes and explored determinants influencing food choices toward whole-food, plant-based diets.

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Name: Nutrition (Burbank, Los Angeles County, Calif.)
ISSN: 1873-1244
Pages: 54-61

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