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Why We Should Eat More Beans

Why We Should Eat More Beans

We’ve known for decades that beans have an exceptionally low glycemic index. You give someone cooked beans, peas, or lentils and they...

March 11, 2014 with 15 Comments
My Testimony Before the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Committee

My Testimony Before the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Committee

This week I had the honor of speaking before the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee, which is responsible for making evidence-based...

January 16, 2014 with 68 Comments
Schoolchildren Should Drink More Water

Schoolchildren Should Drink More Water

Most children arrive at school in a state of mild dehydration that may negatively affect scholastic performance. Preventing cellular...

November 21, 2013 with 14 Comments
Treating Breast Pain With Diet

Treating Breast Pain With Diet

As I explore in my video Plant-Based Diets For Breast Pain, eating healthy appears to offer relief from a variety of menstrual symptoms,...

November 7, 2013 with 10 Comments
Industry Influence on Our Dietary Guidelines

Industry Influence on Our Dietary Guidelines

The story behind the first U.S. dietary guidelines explains why, to this day, the decades of science supporting a more plant-based diet...

October 22, 2013 with 26 Comments
Uric Acid From Meat and Sugar

Uric Acid From Meat and Sugar

Human beings lost the ability to detoxify uric acid millions of years ago. What implications does this have for our health today? Our story...

June 20, 2013 with 9 Comments
How to Gain Weight on Diet Soda

How to Gain Weight on Diet Soda

Erythritol, the too-good-to-be-true nontoxic, low-calorie, tooth friendly sweetener that I profiled in my last blog post “Is There a...

May 9, 2013 with 8 Comments
Burning Fat With Flavonoids

Burning Fat With Flavonoids

Nuts appear to boost one’s metabolism, such that when we eat nuts we burn more of our own fat to compensate. In my 2-min. video, Testing...

January 3, 2013 with 8 Comments
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