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April 25, 2012
Raw Veggies Versus Cooked for Heart Disease
Fruit and vegetable consumption is associated with a lower risk of heart disease, but which is more protective, raw or cooked?
March 28, 2012
Breast Cancer Survival and Trans Fat
Breast cancer survivors may reduce their chances of survival if they eat too much trans fat, found primarily in the American diet in junk food and animal products.
March 27, 2012
Breast Cancer Survival, Butterfat, and Chicken
Breast cancer survivors may reduce their chances of survival if they eat too much saturated fat, found primarily in the American diet in cheese, chicken, and junk food.
March 2, 2012
Vitamin C-Enriched Bacon
The addition of vitamin C to processed (cured) meats such as bacon may actually make them more carcinogenic.
February 2, 2012
Plant-Based Atkins Diet
Harvard study found that men and women eating low carb diets live significantly shorter lives, but what about the "eco-Atkins diet," a plant-based low carbohydrate diet?
November 1, 2011
Plant Protein Preferable
Since foods are a package deal, Dr. Walter Willet, the Chair of Harvard's nutrition department, recommends we emphasize plant sources of protein rather than animal sources.
October 7, 2011
Are Avocados Good for You?
Persin, a natural toxin found in avocados, appears so effective at killing breast cancer cells that it is being considered as a chemotherapy agent.
August 24, 2011
Calculate Your Healthy Eating Score
Rate your diet on a scale of 0 to 100 using the phytochemical index and compare your score to the standard American diet.
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