To the Editor Plant-based diets, which include strict vegan and vegetarian diets as well as more gentle approaches as proposed by formal operational scores assessing a provegetarian diet,1 have gained attention as a dietary strategy that can confer both health1,2 and environmental advantages.3 They are sometimes informally referred to as plant-forward, flexitarian, or semivegetarian diets.
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Gómez-Donoso C, Bes-Rastrollo M, Martínez-González MA. Plant-Based Dietary Patterns and Incidence of Type 2 Diabetes. JAMA Intern Med. 2019;179(11):1604. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2019.4863
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