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October 18, 2013
Enhanced Athletic Recovery Without Undermining Adaptation
Might the antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties of plant-based diets undermine some of the benefits of exercise?
August 12, 2013
Reducing Muscle Soreness With Berries
Anti-inflammatory phytonutrients in berries may explain why cherries can speed recovery after a marathon by reducing muscle pain in long-distance runners.
August 7, 2013
Keeping Your Hands Warm With Citrus
Phytonutrients in citrus such as hesperidin may increase blood flow sufficient to warm the hands and feet of those with cold sensitivity.
July 12, 2013
Anti-Angiogenesis: Cutting Off Tumor Supply Lines
Cancer cells are commonly present in the body, but cannot grow into tumors without hooking up a blood supply. Angiogenesis inhibitors in plant foods may help prevent this from happening.
January 28, 2013
Cancer, Interrupted: Garlic & Flavonoids
Garlic and flavonoid phytonutrients found in fruits, vegetables, greens, and grains appear to protect against DNA damage induced by mutagenic chemicals found in cooked meat.
August 27, 2012
Fat Burning Via Flavonoids
Flavonoid phytonutrients (found concentrated in citrus, berries, red onions, beans, green tea, grapes, and cocoa) may boost metabolism enough to significantly slim one's waistline.
November 25, 2011
Phytochemicals: The Nutrition Facts Missing From the Label
There are thousands of flavonoid phytonutrients in fruits, vegetables, and other whole plant foods missing from the nutrition labels that may play a role in delaying the onset of Alzheimer's disease.
October 26, 2010
Healthiest Chocolate Fix
Which has the highest levels of beneficial phytonutrients: baking chocolate, chocolate syrup, cocoa powder, dark chocolate, milk chocolate, or semi-sweet chocolate?
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