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December 13, 2012
The Inflammatory Meat Molecule Neu5Gc
Plant-based diets may help rheumatoid arthritis by decreasing exposure to an inflammatory compound found in animal products.
November 28, 2012
Ractopamine in Pork
BREAKING NEWS video: An analysis of yesterday's Consumer Reports finding that 1 in 5 samples of retail pork tested positive for the growth-promoting drug ractopamine. Tomorrow, I will cover their..
November 21, 2012
Standing Up for Your Health
Prolonged daily sitting is associated with a shorter lifespan, even in those who exercise regularly. Standing and treadmill desks are two potential solutions for office workers.
November 14, 2012
Plant-Based Bioidentical Hormones
Do compounded bio-identical hormones for menopause carry the same risks as conventional hormone replacement drugs such as Premarin?
November 9, 2012
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?
October 25, 2012
BPA Plastic and Male Sexual Dysfunction
Canned foods and sliced turkey were found to be contaminated with the plastics chemical BPA, which has been linked to cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and erectile dysfunction.
September 26, 2012
Congenital IGF-1 deficiency can lead to Laron Syndrome (a type of dwarfism), but with such low growth hormone levels those with the condition have dramatically lower cancer rates. This raises the..
September 21, 2012
Prostate vs. Plants
All men should consider eating a prostate-healthy diet, which includes legumes (beans, peas, lentils, soy); certain vegetables (like garlic and onions); certain seeds (flax seeds); and the avoidance..
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