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April 12, 2013
The McGovern Report
The story behind the first U.S. dietary guidelines explains why to this day the decades of science supporting a more plant-based diet have yet to fully translate into public policy.
March 27, 2013
Was It the Flaxseed, Fat Restriction, or Both?
Researchers set out to find out what it was about a flaxseed-supplemented lower fat diet that so effectively appeared to decrease prostate cancer growth.
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 18, 2013
Do Fruit & Nut Bars Cause Weight Gain?
Despite the caloric density of both nuts and dried fruit, they do not appear to lead to the expected weight gain.
March 4, 2013
Treating Parkinson’s Disease With Diet
Plant-based diets in general and certain plant foods in particular may be used to successfully treat Parkinson's disease in part by boosting L-DOPA levels.
February 25, 2013
Protein, Puberty, and Pollutants
The early onset of puberty in girls associated with animal protein consumption may be due to endocrine disrupting chemical pollutants in the meat supply.
February 11, 2013
Does Coconut Oil Clog Arteries?
Sellers of coconut oil use a beef industry tactic to downplay the risks associated with the saturated fat in their products.
February 4, 2013
Plant-Based Diets: Oral Health
Plant-based diets may help protect against oral cancer and periodontal (gum) disease, a leading cause of tooth loss.
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