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October 14, 2013
Eggs, Choline, and Cancer
Choline may be the reason egg consumption is associated with prostate cancer progression and death.
October 11, 2013
Eggs and Choline: Something Fishy
Too much choline, a compound concentrated in eggs and other animal products, can make bodily secretions smell like rotting fish and may increase the risk of heart disease due to conversion in the gut...
October 9, 2013
BOLD Indeed: Beef Lowers Cholesterol?
The beef industry designed a study to show that a diet containing beef was able to lower cholesterol if one cuts out enough poultry, pork, fish, and cheese to halve one’s total saturated fat
October 4, 2013
Testing Your Diet with Pee & Purple Cabbage
Plant-based diets tend to be alkaline-forming. This may help protect muscle mass and reduce the risk of gout and kidney stones. The pH of one's urine can be estimated with natural pigments using...
September 25, 2013
Treating Multiple Sclerosis With the Swank MS Diet
A plant-based diet may not only be the safest treatment for multiple sclerosis, it may also be the most effective.
September 23, 2013
Heart Disease Starts in Childhood
By age 10, nearly all kids have fatty streaks in their arteries. This is the first sign of atherosclerosis, the leading cause of death in the United States. So the question for most of us is not...
September 11, 2013
Eating Better to Look Better
Public health campaigns can use vanity to improve fruit and vegetable consumption, since experiments show carotenoid phytonutrients improve the physical attractiveness of African, Asian, and...
August 23, 2013
Pistachio Nuts for Erectile Dysfunction
Men eating pistachio nuts experienced a significant improvement in blood flow through the penis accompanied by significantly firmer erections in just three weeks, perhaps due to pistachios'...
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