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  • Metabolic Syndrome and Plant-Based Diets
    Metabolic Syndrome and Plant-Based Diets
    Plant-based diets appear to protect against metabolic syndrome, also known as syndrome X, which is characterized by the so-called “deadly quartet,” abdominal obesity, high fasting sugars, high...
  • Potassium and Autoimmune Disease
    Potassium and Autoimmune Disease
    Plant-based diets appear to decrease inflammation via a variety of mechanisms, including boosting our adrenal gland function due to the consumption of potassium rich foods.
  • Erythritol May Be a Sweet Antioxidant
    Erythritol May Be a Sweet Antioxidant
    The natural sweetener erythritol does not appear to carry the adverse effects associated with other low and non-caloric natural and artificial sweeteners and may actually have antioxidant potential.
  • Protein and Heart Disease
    Protein and Heart Disease
    Why is the intake of animal protein associated with heart disease--even independent of saturated fat—and the intake of plant protein protective?
  • Biblical Daniel Fast Put to the Test
    Biblical Daniel Fast Put to the Test
    Within a matter of weeks, participants placed on the vegan diet outlined by the prophet Daniel experienced improvements in blood pressure, cholesterol and insulin levels, insulin resistance, and...
  • Uprooting the Leading Causes of Death
    Uprooting the Leading Causes of Death
    Death in America is largely a foodborne illness. Focusing on studies published just over the last year in peer-reviewed scientific medical journals, Dr. Greger offers practical advice on how best to...
  • Anti-Inflammatory Effects of Purple Potatoes
    Anti-Inflammatory Effects of Purple Potatoes
    Antioxidant, anti-inflammatory properties of white compared to yellow and purple potatoes. Purple potatoes may also help lower high blood pressure.
  • Watermelon as Treatment for Erectile Dysfunction
    Watermelon as Treatment for Erectile Dysfunction
    Watermelon is a rich source of citrulline, which has been found to improve erection hardness in men with mild erectile dysfunction (impotence).
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