Heart Month is celebrated around the world every February - giving physicians a platform to advocate for heart disease prevention and promote heart health
The evidence shows decreased risk of cardiovascular disease and lowered cholesterol on a plant-based regime
Consuming protein from nuts and seeds was linked to a 40 percent reduced risk of heart disease
The fitness expert admitted switching to a vegan diet has been 'a real challenge'
The effort was spearheaded by Doug Schmidt, who overhauled his health with a vegan diet
The lead author of the research confirmed that plant-based diets are 'heart healthy'
For the first time ever, the FDA is proposing a revocation of an authorized health claim