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December 6, 2013
Phytates for the Prevention of Osteoporosis
Women who consume the most high-phytate foods (whole grains, beans, and nuts) appear to have better bone density.
October 23, 2013
Nutrient-Dense Approach to Weight Management
Americans eating meat-free diets average higher intakes of nearly every nutrient, while maintaining a lower body weight, perhaps due in part to their higher resting metabolic rates.
October 2, 2013
Alkaline Diets, Animal Protein, & Calcium Loss
The decades-old dogma that the acid-forming quality of animal protein leads to bone loss has been called into question.
March 8, 2013
Herbal Tea Update: Rooibos & Nettle
Rooibos (red) tea may reduce stress levels by suppressing adrenal gland function. Nettle tea is mineral rich but may have estrogenic side effects.
October 9, 2012
An evolutionary argument for a plant-based diet is presented, in contrast to "paleo" fad diets.
February 6, 2012
Safest Source of B12
Since foods are effectively a package deal, what is the best way to get vitamin B12 (cobalamin)?
August 28, 2011
Calcium Absorption: Soy Milk Versus Cow Milk
Soymilk (soya milk) should be shaken before pouring to get at the calcium that settles to the bottom.
December 8, 2010
Is Protein Bad to the Bone?
The best available science on protein intake and osteoporosis risk.
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