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November 26, 2012
Antioxidants Sprouting Up
What happens to the antioxidant content of seeds, grains, and beans when you sprout them?
November 12, 2012
Ergothioneine: A New Vitamin?
If the antioxidant amino acid ergothioneine does indeed turn out to be an essential nutrient, what are the best dietary sources?
October 4, 2012
Too Much Soy May Neutralize Benefits
Vegans consuming 7-18 servings of soy foods a day may end up with circulating IGF-1 levels comparable to those who eat meat.
September 21, 2012
Prostate vs. Plants
All men should consider eating a prostate-healthy diet, which includes legumes (beans, peas, lentils, soy); certain vegetables (like garlic and onions); certain seeds (flax seeds); and the avoidance..
September 14, 2012
Slimming the Gecko
A workplace dietary intervention study at GEICO corporate headquarters demonstrates the power of plant-based eating.
September 10, 2012
Biblical Daniel Fast Put to the Test
Within a matter of weeks, participants placed on the vegan diet outlined by the prophet Daniel experienced improvements in blood pressure, cholesterol and insulin levels, insulin resistance, and..
September 6, 2012
Waist Circumference Less Than Half Your Height
Waist-to-height ratio may be a better predictor of disease than body mass index.
July 31, 2012
Mineral of the Year—Magnesium
Despite promising autopsy and population data suggesting that inadequate magnesium intake is a risk factor for sudden cardiac death, it wasn't until recently that this was demonstrated in prospective..
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