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December 11, 2013
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?
November 20, 2013
Are Fatty Foods Addictive?
Those eating calorie-dense diets may have a reduced capacity to enjoy all of life’s pleasures by deadening dopamine pathways in the brain.
November 6, 2013
The Broccoli Receptor: Our First Line of Defense
There is a receptor in our intestines activated by phytonutrients in cruciferous vegetables that boosts immune function (the aryl hydrocarbon (Ah) receptor).
July 29, 2013
Dietary Treatment for Painful Menstrual Periods
Women suffering with dysmenorrhea who switch to a plant-based diet experience significant relief in menstrual pain intensity and duration.
March 25, 2013
Flaxseed vs. Prostate Cancer
What happens when men with prostate cancer and prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia (PIN) are placed on a relatively low-fat diet supplemented with ground flaxseeds?
March 20, 2013
Raisins vs. Jelly Beans for Athletic Performance
Raisins may be preferable to sports supplement jelly beans and commercial energy gels.
May 3, 2012
Creatine Brain Fuel Supplementation
Vegetarians appear to get more of a cognitive boost than meat-eaters from creatine supplementation.
April 4, 2012
What About the Caffeine?
Caffeine has positive cognitive and physiological effects at moderate doses.
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