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  • Low Carb Diets and Coronary Blood Flow
    Low Carb Diets and Coronary Blood Flow
    Blood flow within the hearts of those eating low carb diets was compared to those eating plant-based diets.
  • Are Fatty Foods Addictive?
    Are Fatty Foods Addictive?
    Those eating calorie-dense diets may have a reduced capacity to enjoy all of life’s pleasures by deadening dopamine pathways in the brain.
  • Are Sugary Foods Addictive?
    Are Sugary Foods Addictive?
    Evidence from PET scans suggests brain activity changes from the overconsumption of sugar may parallel that of drug addiction. Diminished “pleasure center” dopamine pathway sensitivity in obese...
  • Fighting the Blues With Greens?
    Fighting the Blues With Greens?
    Natural monoamine oxidase enzyme inhibitors in fruits and vegetables may help explain the improvement in mood associated with switching to a plant-based diet.
  • Power Plants
    Power Plants
    Many of the most powerful drugs in modern medicine's arsenal came from natural products, from penicillin to the chemotherapy agents Taxol® and vincristine.