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February 6, 2013
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.
December 31, 2012
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).
December 26, 2012
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.
December 20, 2012
Preventing Strokes with Diet
Increasing the intake of potassium-rich foods is associated with a significantly lower stroke risk.
December 19, 2012
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.
November 13, 2012
Changing Protein Recommendations?
A research group is suggesting that human protein requirements may have been underestimated.
October 9, 2012
An evolutionary argument for a plant-based diet is presented, in contrast to "paleo" fad diets.
October 5, 2012
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.
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