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  • Anti-Cancer Potential of Sweet Potato Proteins
    Anti-Cancer Potential of Sweet Potato Proteins
    Sweet potatoes are not just one of the healthiest and cheapest sources of nutrition; the predominant protein is a type of protease inhibitor that may have cancer-fighting properties.
  • Broccoli: Sprouts vs. Supplements
    Broccoli: Sprouts vs. Supplements
    Broccoli sprouts are compared to “Broccomax” supplements.
  • Fruits, Veggies, and Longevity: How Many Minutes Per Mouthful?
    Fruits, Veggies, and Longevity: How Many Minutes Per Mouthful?
    The first study to gauge how much longer we live based on the number of fruits and vegetables we eat suggests that a daily salad could add years to our lifespan.
  • Magic Bullets vs. Promiscuous Plants
    Magic Bullets vs. Promiscuous Plants
    The pharmaceutical industry is starting to shift away from designing single target drugs to trying to affect multiple pathways simultaneously, much like compounds made by plants such as aspirin and...
  • Plants as Intellectual Property – Patently Wrong?
    Plants as Intellectual Property – Patently Wrong?
    Barriers to patent natural commodities such as the spice, turmeric, keeps prices low, but if no one profits, where is the research funding going to come from?
  • Taxpayer Subsidies for Unhealthy Foods
    Taxpayer Subsidies for Unhealthy Foods
    What if billions in tax dollars were invested in healthier options rather than given to corporations to subsidize the very foods that are making us sick?
  • Is Meat Glue Safe?
    Is Meat Glue Safe?
    Used in about 8 million pounds of meat every year in the United States, the “meat glue” enzyme, transglutaminase, has potential food safety and allergy implications.
  • Should We Take a Multivitamin?
    Should We Take a Multivitamin?
    What does the best available science say about the role multivitamins may play in heart disease, cancer, and longevity?
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