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  • Eating Healthy on a Budget
    Eating Healthy on a Budget
    When measured on a cost per serving, cost per weight, or cost per nutrition basis, fruits and vegetables beat out meat and junk food.
  • The McGovern Report
    The McGovern Report
    The story behind the first U.S. dietary guidelines explains why to this day the decades of science supporting a more plant-based diet have yet to fully translate into public policy.
  • Is Vitamin D3 Better Than D2?
    Is Vitamin D3 Better Than D2?
    Vitamin D3, sourced from sunlight exposure, animal, and plant sources may be preferable to vitamin D2 sourced from fungi.
  • Plant-Based Diets: Dental Health
    Plant-Based Diets: Dental Health
    Those eating more sour fruit may risk greater erosion of their tooth enamel (especially if teeth are brushed in a softened state), but there's a simple solution.
  • Tree Nuts or Peanuts for Breast Cancer Prevention?
    Tree Nuts or Peanuts for Breast Cancer Prevention?
    Eating fiber-containing foods—especially nuts—during adolescence may significantly lower the risk of developing potentially precancerous fibrocystic breast disease (fibroadenomas).
  • Breast Cancer vs. Mushrooms
    Breast Cancer vs. Mushrooms
    Researchers pit plain white mushrooms against breast cancer cells in vitro to measure aromatase activity and estimate how many mushrooms women may want to strive to include in their daily diet.
  • Preventing Strokes with Diet
    Preventing Strokes with Diet
    Increasing the intake of potassium-rich foods is associated with a significantly lower stroke risk.
  • 98% of American Diets Potassium Deficient
    98% of American Diets Potassium Deficient
    Less than 2% of Americans achieve even the recommended minimum adequate intake of potassium due primarily to inadequate plant food intake.
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