Does a plant-based diet really help beat COVID-19?

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Vegetarian Spring Roll with salad on the side

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Media Type: Article - Recent

Date of Publication: June 11

Year of Publication: 2021

Publication City: Saxton, Tadcaster

Publisher: The Conversation Trust

Author(s): Duane Mellor

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Since the beginning of the pandemic, it’s been suggested that certain foods or diets may offer protection against COVID-19. But are these sorts of claims reliable?

A recent study published in BMJ Nutrition, Prevention and Health sought to test this hypothesis. It found that health professionals who reported following diets that are vegetarian, vegan or pescatarian (those that exclude meat but include fish) had a lower risk of developing moderate-to-severe COVID-19.

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