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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.
May 16, 2011
Is Protein Bad to the Bone?
The best available science on protein intake and osteoporosis risk.
February 15, 2011
Long-Term Vegan Bone Health
The bone mineral density of vegans compared to omnivores.
October 1, 2010
Plant vs. Cow Calcium
What baggage comes along with the calcium in milk?
September 11, 2010
Omnivore vs. Vegan Nutrient Deficiencies
Average vegan diets tend to be deficient in three nutrients, whereas average omnivores tend to unfortunately be deficient in seven.
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