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Questions about heart health: how much better will you be if you just stop all animal fat intake?

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Dr. John Powelson
Surgery - Transplant

In brief: Plant based diet key

A plant-based diet is healthy not only because it eliminates animal proteins and fat, but because it includes nutrition such as antioxidants.
Numerous studies support the positive role of plant-based diets in heart disease, and in preventing cancers. More information: "forks over knives", video by 2 scientists, including a phd from cornell and a top surgeon at the cleveland clinic.

In brief: Plant based diet key

A plant-based diet is healthy not only because it eliminates animal proteins and fat, but because it includes nutrition such as antioxidants.
Numerous studies support the positive role of plant-based diets in heart disease, and in preventing cancers. More information: "forks over knives", video by 2 scientists, including a phd from cornell and a top surgeon at the cleveland clinic.
Dr. John Powelson
Dr. John Powelson
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Dr. Mary Callahan
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Stop animal fat

Interesting question but hard to say, I have seen dramatic changes in cholesterol when people have gone on a vegan diet, but if you are considering this discuss it with your physician and have your labs checked at regular intervals to see the changes.

In brief: Stop animal fat

Interesting question but hard to say, I have seen dramatic changes in cholesterol when people have gone on a vegan diet, but if you are considering this discuss it with your physician and have your labs checked at regular intervals to see the changes.
Dr. Mary Callahan
Dr. Mary Callahan
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