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March 15, 2013
Prunes vs. Metamucil vs. Vegan Diet
The average number of bowel movements a week is compared between those eating prunes, those taking a fiber supplement, and those eating a strictly plant-based diet.
October 26, 2012
Pollutants in Californian Breast Tissue
Levels of flame retardant chemical pollutants (PBDE) in the tissues of women from around the world are compared.
September 14, 2012
Slimming the Gecko
A workplace dietary intervention study at GEICO corporate headquarters demonstrates the power of plant-based eating.
June 7, 2012
Heavy Metals in Protein Powder Supplements
A Consumer Reports investigation into the safety of protein supplements found that more than half exceed the California prop 65 "Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act" action levels.
April 2, 2012
Breast Cancer Survival and Soy
All three human studies on soy and breast cancer survival suggest that soy in sufficient amounts may improve survival in women diagnosed with breast cancer.
November 16, 2011
Nutrition Bill Doctored in the California Senate
California Senate Bill 380 to require nutrition education for physicians was passed, but not before it was gutted.
November 15, 2011
California Medical Association Tries to Kill Nutrition Bill
California State Senator Mark Wyland struggles between his conscience and his campaign contributor in deciding whether or not to vote for a bill that would require physicians to learn nutrition.
November 14, 2011
Medical Associations Oppose Bill to Mandate Nutrition Training
Physician trade groups such as the California Medical Association came out in opposition of a bill requiring doctors get 7 hours of nutrition training anytime before 2017.
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