Vegan diets can be used in the management of overweight and type 2 diabetes

A 12-week vegan diet may result in clinically meaningful weight loss and improve blood sugar control in overweight adults and those with type 2 diabetes, according to a meta-analysis of 11 randomized trials involving almost 800 participants (aged 18 or older), being presented at this year’s European Congress on Obesity (ECO) in Maastricht, Netherlands (4-7 May).