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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?
December 4, 2013
Autopsy of Chicken Nuggets
If the bulk of fast food chicken nuggets is not actually chicken meat, what’s in them?
November 29, 2013
One in a Thousand: Ending the Heart Disease Epidemic
Many of our most common diseases found to be rare or even nonexistent among populations eating plant-based diets.
November 27, 2013
Cavities and Coronaries: Our Choice
Coronary heart disease, our #1 cause of death, was found to be almost non-existent in a population eating a diet centered around whole plant foods.
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 18, 2013
Are Sugary Foods Addictive?
Evidence from PET scans suggests brain activity changes from the overconsumption of sugar may parallel that of drug addiction. Diminished “pleasure center” dopamine pathway sensitivity in obese..
October 30, 2013
BRCA Breast Cancer Genes and Soy
One reason why soy consumption is associated with improved survival and lower recurrence rates in breast cancer patients may be because soy phytonutrients appear to improve the expression of tumor..
October 23, 2013
Nutrient-Dense Approach to Weight Management
Americans eating meat-free diets average higher intakes of nearly every nutrient, while maintaining a lower body weight, perhaps due in part to their higher resting metabolic rates.
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