The CNP Plant-Based and Vegetarian Diets Research Category consolidates research exploring plant-based and vegetarian diets within the field. To view each original study on the open internet, click “Original.” To view the CNP summary of the study, click “CNP Summary.” While a small portion of the studies in this research category is available below for free, the full set of studies (and their summaries) are available to CNP members through the CNP Library Membership (available Fall 2021).
Theoretical food and nutrient composition of whole-food plant-based and vegan diets compared to current dietary recommendations
The effects of plant-based diets on the body and the brain: a systematic review
Is a vegan or a vegetarian diet associated with the microbiota composition in the gut? Results of a new cross-sectional study and systematic review
Evaluation of an eight-week whole-food plant-based lifestyle modification program
Vegetarian diet and mental disorders: results from a representative community survey
Vegetarian Diets and Eating Disorders in Adolescents and Young Adults: A Systematic Review
Vegetarianism and veganism compared with mental health and cognitive outcomes: a systematic review and meta-analysis