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July 21, 2014
Preventing Prediabetes By Eating More
A head-to-head test of adding beans versus portion control for metabolic syndrome.
July 16, 2014
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.
June 6, 2014
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?
April 23, 2014
Treating Asthma and Eczema With Plant-Based Diets
Pilot studies on treating allergic eczema and severe asthma with dietary interventions have shown remarkable results.
April 4, 2014
Why Do We Age?
A bacteria discovered on Easter Island may hold the key to the proverbial fountain of youth by producing rapamycin, which inhibits the engine-of-aging enzyme TOR.
December 20, 2013
Vitamin B12 Necessary for Arterial Health
The cardiovascular benefits of plant-based diets may be severely undermined by vitamin B12 deficiency.
December 18, 2013
Arteries of Vegans vs. Runners
The carotid arteries of those eating plant-based diets appear healthier than even those just as slim (long-distance endurance athletes who’ve run an average of 50,000 miles).
November 4, 2013
Lifestyle Medicine: Treating the Causes of Disease
If doctors can eliminate some of our leading killers by treating the underlying causes of chronic disease better than nearly any other medical intervention, why don’t more doctors do it?
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