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July 25, 2012
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..
June 22, 2012
Blocking the First Step of Heart Disease
By preventing the buildup of cholesterol in our blood stream, we can prevent atherosclerosis in our coronary arteries, the leading cause of death in the United States for both men and women. This..
May 1, 2012
Eating Healthy on the Cheap
Plant-based diets may offer the best investment for dietary health.
April 27, 2012
Preventing COPD With Diet
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is now the third leading cause of death. The good news is that in addition to smoking cessation there are dietary interventions that can help prevent COPD.
March 29, 2012
Breast Cancer Survival and Lignan Intake
One teaspoon of flax seeds may double one's daily production of lignans, phytonutrients that appear to play a role in both breast cancer prevention and survival.
February 1, 2012
Atkins Diet: Trouble Keeping It Up
A case report in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (formerly Journal of the American Dietetic Association) of a man who went on the Atkins diet, lost his ability to have an..
October 19, 2011
Nation’s Diet in Crisis
Survey reveals the vast majority of Americans are not eating healthy even by U.S. dietary guideline standards.
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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