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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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    Do Vegetarians Get Enough Protein?
    Nutritional quality indices show plant-based diets are the healthiest, but do vegetarians and vegans reach the recommended daily intake of protein?
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    What Diet Should Physicians Recommend?
    Kaiser Permanente, the largest U.S. managed care organization, publishes patient education materials to help make plant-based diets the “new normal” for patients and physicians.
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    Cadmium and Cancer: Plant vs. Animal Foods
    Though the most concentrated sources of the toxic metal cadmium are cigarette smoke, seafood, and organ meats, does greater consumption from whole grains and vegetables present a concern?
  • How a Plant Based Diet May Help you Live Longer Article
    How Plant-Based Diets May Extend Our Lives
    A recent review suggested that plant-based diets may prove to be a useful nutritional strategy for lifespan extension in part because they tend to be naturally low in the amino acid methionine (see...
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    Statin Cholesterol Drugs and Invasive Breast Cancer
    Reducing cholesterol levels may inhibit breast cancer development, but the long-term use of cholesterol-lowering statin drugs is associated with more than double the risk of both types of breast...
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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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    Appropriating Plant Defenses
    Plants and animal share similar biochemical pathways and signaling systems, which may explain why so many phytonutrients are beneficial to our physiology.
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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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    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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    Alzheimer’s Disease: Grain Brain or Meathead?
    Grain consumption appears strongly protective against Alzheimer’s disease, whereas animal fat intake has been linked to dementia risk.
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    Treating Asthma and Eczema With Plant-Based Diets
    Pilot studies on treating allergic eczema and severe asthma with dietary interventions have shown remarkable results.
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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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    Plant-Based Diets and Cellular Stress Defenses
    Measuring the effects of a plant-based diet on the expression of hundreds of different genes at a time, a research group found that an antioxidant rich portfolio of plant foods such as berries,...
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