Plant-based diets are linked to lower obesity, BMI among Hispanic Adventists
Plant-based diets are associated with lower body mass index (BMI) among Hispanic members of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, according to a new study.
The results of the study, published in journal Frontiers in Nutrition, found Hispanics who eat a plant-based diet generally weigh less and have lower BMI. Excess weight was associated with high rates of inflammation in the study.
“The study demonstrates that plant-based diet choices can help maintain healthy weight in the Hispanic…