dietary guidelines

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  • 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.
  • 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.
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