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November 6, 2013
The Broccoli Receptor: Our First Line of Defense
There is a receptor in our intestines activated by phytonutrients in cruciferous vegetables that boosts immune function (the aryl hydrocarbon (Ah) receptor).
September 27, 2013
Prostate Cancer Survival: The A/V Ratio
Reducing the ratio of animal to plant protein in men’s diets may slow the progression of prostate cancer.
January 30, 2013
Prolonged Liver Function Enhancement From Broccoli
The boost in detoxifying enzymes triggered by cruciferous vegetable consumption may last for weeks!
July 19, 2012
Plant-Based Diets and Cellular Stress Defenses
Measuring the effects of a plant-based diet on the expression of hundreds of different genes at a time, a research group found that an antioxidant rich portfolio of plant foods such as berries,...
January 26, 2012
Anti Up on the Veggies
Greens rank highest in chemical antioxidant assays (such as ORAC, TEAC, TRAP, and FRAP), but which vegetables lead the pack when cellular antioxidant activity is measured?
November 3, 2010
Overdosing on Greens
Raw cruciferous vegetables: how much is too much?
September 10, 2010
Best Cooking Method
Which are the gentlest cooking methods for preserving nutrients and which vegetables have more antioxidants cooked than raw.
January 4, 2010
Aluminum in Vaccines vs. Food
What is the number one source of aluminum in the diet?
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