Heart Failure and Plant-Based Diet: A Mini-Review
Author(s): Syed Adeel Hassan, Umar Farooque, Ali Choudhry, Fahad Nawaz Sheikh, Somia Jamal, Naresh Kumar, Komal Girdhari, Tooba Hussain, Yusra Minahil Nasir
The role of diet in the development and prevention of heart disease has gained much attention. This is due to the rapidly growing evidence that supports the efficacy of nutrition in attenuating the incidence and severity of heart failure. Herein, we review current clinical studies that support the efficacy of a plant-based diet in patients with heart failure. Furthermore, we also outline the effectiveness of plant-based diets in the reduction of cardiovascular risk factors.