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  • Alzheimer’s Disease: Grain Brain or Meathead?
    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.
  • Autopsy of Chicken Nuggets
    Autopsy of Chicken Nuggets
    If the bulk of fast food chicken nuggets is not actually chicken meat, what’s in them?
  • Are Avocados Good for You?
    Are Avocados Good for You?
    Persin, a natural toxin found in avocados, appears so effective at killing breast cancer cells that it is being considered as a chemotherapy agent.
  • Safest Source of B12
    Safest Source of B12
    Since foods are effectively a package deal, what is the best way to get vitamin B12 (cobalamin)?
  • Kale and the Immune System
    Kale and the Immune System
    Comparing the immune system-boosting effect of cooked versus raw kale.
  • Flaxseed vs. Prostate Cancer
    Flaxseed vs. Prostate Cancer
    What happens when men with prostate cancer and prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia (PIN) are placed on a relatively low-fat diet supplemented with ground flaxseeds?
  • How Much Soy Is Too Much?
    How Much Soy Is Too Much?
    To maintain the low IGF-1 levels associated with a plant-based diet, one should probably eat no more than 3-5 servings of soy foods a day.
  • Cheapest Source of Vitamin B12
    Cheapest Source of Vitamin B12
    Vitamin B12 (cobalamin) supplementation can cost as little as $2 a year.
  • Treating Multiple Sclerosis With the Swank MS Diet
    Treating Multiple Sclerosis With the Swank MS Diet
    A plant-based diet may not only be the safest treatment for multiple sclerosis, it may also be the most effective.
  • The Leaky Gut Theory of Why Animal Products Cause Inflammation
    The Leaky Gut Theory of Why Animal Products Cause Inflammation
    A single meal of meats, eggs, and dairy can cause a spike of inflammation within hours that can stiffen one's arteries. Originally this was thought to be the result of saturated animal fat causing...
  • Vegetables Rate by Nitrate
    Vegetables Rate by Nitrate
    If nitrates can boost athletic performance and protect against heart disease, which vegetables have the most: beans, bulb vegetables (like garlic and onions), fruiting vegetables (like eggplant and...
  • Paleolithic Lessons
    Paleolithic Lessons
    An evolutionary argument for a plant-based diet is presented, in contrast to "paleo" fad diets.
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