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  • Diabetics Should Take Their Pulses
    Diabetics Should Take Their Pulses
    There is a reason that professional diabetes associations recommend bean, chickpea, split pea, and lentil consumption as a means of optimizing diabetes control.
  • Cooking to Live Longer
    Cooking to Live Longer
    Does cooking meals at home lead to improved health outcomes? And how do TV dinners compare nutritionally to TV chef recipes?
  • When Low Risk Means High Risk
    When Low Risk Means High Risk
    Dr. Rose’s sick population concept may explain why many nutrition studies underestimate the role of diet in disease.
  • Do Vegetarians Get Enough Protein?
    Do Vegetarians Get Enough Protein?
    Nutritional quality indices show plant-based diets are the healthiest, but do vegetarians and vegans reach the recommended daily intake of protein?
  • Turning the Clock Back 14 Years
    Turning the Clock Back 14 Years
    Four simple health behaviors may cut our risk of chronic disease by nearly 80%, potentially dropping our risk of dying equivalent to that of being 14 years younger.
  • Dr. Burkitt’s F-Word Diet
    Dr. Burkitt’s F-Word Diet
    The famous surgeon Denis Burkitt suggests an explanation for why many of our most common and deadliest diseases were rare or even nonexistent in populations eating plant-based diets.
  • How to Reach the Antioxidant “RDA”
    How to Reach the Antioxidant “RDA”
    Even nine servings of fruits and vegetables a day may not reach the minimum recommended intake of antioxidants if one doesn’t make the right choices.
  • Minimum “Recommended Daily Allowance” of Antioxidants
    Minimum “Recommended Daily Allowance” of Antioxidants
    How many antioxidant-rich foods do we need to eat every day just to stay out of oxidative debt?
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