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December 20, 2013
Vitamin B12 Necessary for Arterial Health
The cardiovascular benefits of plant-based diets may be severely undermined by vitamin B12 deficiency.
July 27, 2012
Risk Associated With Iron Supplements
Iron is a double-edged sword. If we don't absorb enough, we risk anemia, but if absorb too much we may increase our risk of cancer, heart disease, and a number of inflammatory conditions. Because the...
January 12, 2012
Amla Versus Cancer Cell Growth
Indian gooseberries (amla), an important plant in Ayurvedic medicine, may have anti-cancer properties, as well as cough-, fever-, pain-, stress-, and diarrhea-suppressing effects.
December 28, 2011
Advanced glycation end products (AGEs) in our diet are thought to accelerate the aging process.
November 5, 2010
Iron During Pregnancy
An argument that non-anemic women should choose plant-based sources of iron and not supplement during pregnancy.
December 17, 2009
Are Iron Pills Good For You?
A question as to whether cancer and Alzheimer's disease can be considered "ferrotoxic" diseases.
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