Sumary of Plant-based diets, time-restricted eating provide cardiometabolic benefits:
- September 11, 2021 3 min read Source/Disclosures Published by: Source: Taub PR.
- Back to Healio Eating a balanced, plant-based diet and practicing time-restricted eating can provide cardiometabolic benefits and may reduce the risk for cardiovascular disease, according to a speaker at the Heart in Diabetes CME Conference.
- Taub, MD, FACC, founder and director of Step Family Cardiac Wellness and Rehabilitation Center and professor of medicine at UC San Diego Health, discussed the importance of evidence-based diet recommendations with an emphasis on eating nutrient-dense whole foods and time-restricted eating with an overnight fasting interval.
- She advised health care professionals to focus on these common features.
- Taub said multiple food groups should be incorporated into an eating pattern rather than focusing on a single food group.
- Evidence suggests the Mediterranean and Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) diets provide the most CVD prevention, but health care professionals should allow a diet to be tailored based on a person’s cultural background.
- Benefits of time-restricted eating Timing of eating is also an element of a healthy diet.
- For a study published in Cell Metabolism in 2019, Taub and colleagues enrolled adults with metabolic syndrome to engage in a 10-hour time-restricted eating window for 12 weeks.