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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 30, 2013
Breast Cancer Survival Vegetable
Simple changes in diet and lifestyle may quadruple a woman’s survival rate from breast cancer.
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.
April 17, 2013
Update on Cinnamon for Blood Sugar Control
Cinnamon can no longer be considered a safe and effective treatment for diabetes.
December 28, 2012
Preventing Breast Cancer By Any Greens Necessary
Which was associated with lowest breast cancer risk in African-American women? Apples, bananas, broccoli, cabbage, cantaloupe, carrots, collard greens, grapefruit, oranges, spinach, tomatoes, or..
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,..
May 15, 2012
Apples and Oranges: Dietary Diversity
In addition to quantity and quality, the variety of fruits and vegetables consumed matters, as many phytonutrients are not evenly distributed among the various families and parts of plants.
March 22, 2012
Biggest Nutrition Bang for Your Buck
Growing your own broccoli sprouts is one of the most cost-effective ways to improve one's diet.
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