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Going vegan could help you shed the pounds: Plant-based diets stimulate the release of 'beneficial gut hormones that regulate insulin release, appetite and weight'

Going vegan may help you shed the excess pounds, research suggests.  The plant-based diet can stimulate the release of good gut hormones that control insulin release, appetite and weight, scientists say.  Researchers conducted the study on 60 men, who were asked to eat either a tofu burger or a meat and cheese patty.  Plant-based food, such as lentils, chickpeas and grains, are also higher in fibre than animal products, which adds bulk and helps people feel fuller for longer.  Read more...



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