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July 5, 2013
Beans and the Second Meal Effect
The so-called "lentil effect" or "second meal effect" describes the remarkable effect of beans to help control blood sugar levels hours or even the next day after consumption.
November 26, 2012
Antioxidants Sprouting Up
What happens to the antioxidant content of seeds, grains, and beans when you sprout them?
July 27, 2012
Risk Associated With Iron Supplements
Iron is a double-edged sword. If we don't absorb enough, we risk anemia, but if absorb too much we may increase our risk of cancer, heart disease, and a number of inflammatory conditions. Because the...
June 29, 2012
Anti-Inflammatory Effects of Purple Potatoes
Antioxidant, anti-inflammatory properties of white compared to yellow and purple potatoes. Purple potatoes may also help lower high blood pressure.
February 10, 2012
Soy Worth a Hill of Beans?
Are soybeans better than other types of beans for heart disease prevention, or does the soy industry just have more money and clout to tout?
September 30, 2008
The Best Bean
Which legume has the highest antioxidant content?
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