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    Low Carb Diets and Coronary Blood Flow
    Blood flow within the hearts of those eating low carb diets was compared to those eating plant-based diets.
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    Uprooting the Leading Causes of Death
    Death in America is largely a foodborne illness. Focusing on studies published just over the last year in peer-reviewed scientific medical journals, Dr. Greger offers practical advice on how best to...
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    Blood Type Diet Debunked
    A systematic review finds no evidence to support the notion that people should choose diets based on their blood type.
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    Phytates for the Prevention of Cancer
    Phytic acid (phytate), concentrated in food such as beans, whole grains, and nuts, may help explain lower cancer rates among plant-based populations.
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    Phytates for Rehabilitating Cancer Cells
    Unlike most other anti-cancer agents, the phytates naturally found in whole plant foods may trigger cancer cell differentiation, causing them to revert back to behaving more like normal cells.
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    Dr. Burkitt’s F-Word Diet
    The famous surgeon Denis Burkitt suggests an explanation for why many of our most common and deadliest diseases were rare or even nonexistent in populations eating plant-based diets.
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    Preventing Asthma With Fruits and Vegetables
    A study involving more than a million kids suggests the striking worldwide variation in childhood rates of allergies, asthma, and eczema is related to diet.
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    Back to Our Roots: Curry and Cancer
    Dramatically lower cancer rates in India may in part be attributable to their more plant-based, spice-rich diet.
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    Caloric Restriction vs. Animal Protein Restriction
    The lifespan extension associated with dietary restriction may be due less to a reduction in calories, and more to a reduction in animal protein (particularly the amino acid leucine, which may...
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    Plant-Based Diets For Breast Pain
    Plant-based diets appear to offer relief from a variety of menstrual symptoms, including cramping, bloating, and breast pain (cyclical mastalgia).
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    Plant-Based Diets: Oral Health
    Plant-based diets may help protect against oral cancer and periodontal (gum) disease, a leading cause of tooth loss.
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    Fibromyalgia vs. Vegetarian & Raw Vegan Diets
    Plant-based diets may be effective for the treatment of fibromyalgia, a painful condition suffered by millions.
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    Orange Aromatherapy for Anxiety
    The smell of sweet orange essential oil may have anxiety-reducing properties without the potentially addictive, sedating, and adverse effects of Valium-type benzodiazepine drugs.
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    How to Slow Brain Aging by Two Years
    The consumption of blueberries and strawberries is associated with delayed cognitive aging by as much as 2.5 years, thought to be because of brain-localizing anthocyanin phytonutrients, as shown on...
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    Fibromyalgia vs. Mostly Raw & Mostly Vegetarian Diets
    How plant-based does one's diet need to be to effectively treat fibromyalgia?
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    Metabolic Syndrome and Plant-Based Diets
    Plant-based diets appear to protect against metabolic syndrome, also known as syndrome X, which is characterized by the so-called “deadly quartet,” abdominal obesity, high fasting sugars, high...
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    Plant-Based Diets: Dental Health
    Those eating more sour fruit may risk greater erosion of their tooth enamel (especially if teeth are brushed in a softened state), but there's a simple solution.
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    Plant-Based Atkins Diet
    Harvard study found that men and women eating low carb diets live significantly shorter lives, but what about the "eco-Atkins diet," a plant-based low carbohydrate diet?
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