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January 29, 2014
Convincing Doctors to Embrace Lifestyle Medicine
An editorial by the Director of Yale's Prevention Research Center on putting a face on the tragedy of millions suffering and dying from chronic diseases that could be prevented, treated, and reversed...
January 22, 2014
Who Shouldn’t Consume Curcumin or Turmeric?
Just because something is natural and plant-based doesn’t mean it’s necessarily safe. Those who are pregnant, have gallstones, or are susceptible to kidney stones may want to moderate their...
December 20, 2013
Vitamin B12 Necessary for Arterial Health
The cardiovascular benefits of plant-based diets may be severely undermined by vitamin B12 deficiency.
December 9, 2013
Eggs and Diabetes
Even just a single egg a week may increase the risk of diabetes, the leading cause of lower-limb amputations, kidney failure, and new cases of blindness.
November 11, 2013
Phosphate Additives in Meat Purge and Cola
The consumption of phosphorus preservatives in junk food and injected into meat may damage blood vessels, accelerate the aging process, and contribute to osteoporosis.
October 30, 2013
BRCA Breast Cancer Genes and Soy
One reason why soy consumption is associated with improved survival and lower recurrence rates in breast cancer patients may be because soy phytonutrients appear to improve the expression of tumor...
October 4, 2013
Testing Your Diet with Pee & Purple Cabbage
Plant-based diets tend to be alkaline-forming. This may help protect muscle mass and reduce the risk of gout and kidney stones. The pH of one's urine can be estimated with natural pigments using...
October 2, 2013
Alkaline Diets, Animal Protein, & Calcium Loss
The decades-old dogma that the acid-forming quality of animal protein leads to bone loss has been called into question.
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