Both are low in the standard American diet (SAD) where foods high in refined carbohydrates and sodas, cause the blood to be too acidic.
What does SAD stand for?
SAD stands for Standard American Diet
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- Special Assignment Division
- Species Abundance Distribution
- Speech Activity Detector
- Splitter-And-Delivery (network architecture)
- Square Air Diffuser
- Staging Area Director
- Stand Alone Dump
- Stand and Deliver
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They found that changing from a standard American diet to either a more plant-based diet (not vegetarian but limited meat) or a lacto-ovo vegetarian diet led to, on average, a 10 to 15 percent decrease in both cholesterol and LDL (bad) cholesterol levels.
State University and coauthor of Cool Cuisine: Taking the Bite Out of Global Warming--says there is another under-recognized source: the standard American diet.
Americans' default diet, the Standard American Diet (SAD), is lacking in fresh fruits and vegetables, healthy fats and nutrients, while it's excessive in calories, sugar and unhealthy fats.