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September 20, 2012
Some Prostates Are Larger than Others
Benign prostatic hyperplasia, or BPH—an enlarged prostate gland—affects 80% of older men, but like many other Western chronic diseases it appears to be a consequence of our diet.
September 17, 2012
Engineering a Cure
Lifestyle medicine pioneer Nathan Pritikin, who reversed his own heart disease through diet and went on to help millions of others, wasn't a doctor or dietician but an engineer.
September 14, 2012
Slimming the Gecko
A workplace dietary intervention study at GEICO corporate headquarters demonstrates the power of plant-based eating.
September 13, 2012
Extra Virgin Olive Oil vs. Nuts
The short-term effect of replacing refined olive oil with extra virgin olive oil, walnuts, or almonds on cardiovascular risk factors.
September 10, 2012
Biblical Daniel Fast Put to the Test
Within a matter of weeks, participants placed on the vegan diet outlined by the prophet Daniel experienced improvements in blood pressure, cholesterol and insulin levels, insulin resistance, and..
September 6, 2012
Waist Circumference Less Than Half Your Height
Waist-to-height ratio may be a better predictor of disease than body mass index.
August 16, 2012
Optimal Phytosterol Source
Whole food sources of phytosterols, such as seeds and nuts, are likely superior to supplements or phytosterol-fortified spreads and beverages.
August 15, 2012
Optimal Phytosterol Dose
Those eating plant-based diets get the most phytosterols, but there is still room for improvement to maximize cholesterol reduction.
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