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  • Changing Protein Recommendations?
    Changing Protein Recommendations?
    A research group is suggesting that human protein requirements may have been underestimated.
  • Paleolithic Lessons
    Paleolithic Lessons
    An evolutionary argument for a plant-based diet is presented, in contrast to "paleo" fad diets.
  • How Much Soy Is Too Much?
    How Much Soy Is Too Much?
    To maintain the low IGF-1 levels associated with a plant-based diet, one should probably eat no more than 3-5 servings of soy foods a day.
  • Diet Versus Drugs for High Cholesterol
    Diet Versus Drugs for High Cholesterol
    Though official recommendations are to first treat high cholesterol with dietary change, many physicians jump right to cholesterol-lowering medications such as statins that can have an array of...
  • Mineral of the Year—Magnesium
    Mineral of the Year—Magnesium
    Despite promising autopsy and population data suggesting that inadequate magnesium intake is a risk factor for sudden cardiac death, it wasn't until recently that this was demonstrated in prospective...
  • Uprooting the Leading Causes of Death
    Uprooting the Leading Causes of Death
    Death in America is largely a foodborne illness. Focusing on studies published just over the last year in peer-reviewed scientific medical journals, Dr. Greger offers practical advice on how best to...
  • Garden Variety Anti-Inflammation
    Garden Variety Anti-Inflammation
    The variety of fruit and vegetable consumption may decrease disease risk, independent of quantity.
  • Breast Cancer Survival and Trans Fat
    Breast Cancer Survival and Trans Fat
    Breast cancer survivors may reduce their chances of survival if they eat too much trans fat, found primarily in the American diet in junk food and animal products.
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