Eat whole plant foods (IMAGE) American Society for Nutrition Caption A new study found that a plant-centered diet was associated with a lower long-term risk for cardiovascular disease. The plant-centered diet includes vegetables, fruits, whole grains, nuts, legumes, coffee and tea. Credit Yuni Choi Usage Restrictions None License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.