Scientists at Stanford claim going vegan is better for your cardiovascular health, let's dive into the details.
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00:00 An 8-week clinical trial with twins compared vegan diets with omnivorous diets.
02:15 LDL cholesterol levels improved in the vegans.
03:10 LDL is not a significant risk factor for cardiovascular disease.
04:40 Triglyceride and HDL levels shifted in the wrong direction in the vegans.
04:50 Waist circumference was tracked, but not reported in study results.
07:28 Prepared meals were given for the first 4 weeks, then they had to prepare their own.
09:20 HDL decreased in the vegan dieters.
09:45 Triglycerides increased with the vegan dieters, not omnivores.
12:45 Study protein, carb, and fat levels were similar between the diets, but calories differed.
14:25 Meat intake was mostly chicken.
15:05 Meat alternatives are ultra processed.
15:30 Only 1 participant chose to remain on the vegan diet after the study.