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  • Canned Beans or Cooked Beans?
    Canned Beans or Cooked Beans?
    Canned beans are convenient, but are they as nutritious as home cooked? And if we do used canned, should we drain them or not?
  • Nutrient-Dense Approach to Weight Management
    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.
  • Eggs and Choline: Something Fishy
    Eggs and Choline: Something Fishy
    Too much choline, a compound concentrated in eggs and other animal products, can make bodily secretions smell like rotting fish and may increase the risk of heart disease due to conversion in the gut...
  • Kiwifruit for Insomnia
    Kiwifruit for Insomnia
    Two kiwi fruit an hour before bedtime may improve sleep quality and duration without the side effects associated with sleeping pills.
  • Fiber vs. Breast Cancer
    Fiber vs. Breast Cancer
    Inadequate fiber intake appears to be a risk factor for breast cancer, which can explain why women eating plant-based diets may be at lower risk.
  • New Mineral Absorption Enhancers Found
    New Mineral Absorption Enhancers Found
    The whole grain phytonutrient, phytic acid (phytate), partially inhibits mineral absorption, but has a wide-range of health-promoting properties such as anti-cancer activity. By concurrently eating...
  • Some Dietary Supplements May Be More Than a Waste of Money
    Some Dietary Supplements May Be More Than a Waste of Money
    People taking dietary supplements may, in some cases, be paying to make themselves sick. This video covers folic acid, beta carotene, and green tea supplements.
  • Can Folic Acid Be Harmful?
    Can Folic Acid Be Harmful?
    New research on the human metabolism of folic acid suggests natural sources of folate are preferable
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