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  • Diabetics Should Take Their Pulses
    Diabetics Should Take Their Pulses
    There is a reason that professional diabetes associations recommend bean, chickpea, split pea, and lentil consumption as a means of optimizing diabetes control.
  • Preventing Prediabetes By Eating More
    Preventing Prediabetes By Eating More
    A head-to-head test of adding beans versus portion control for metabolic syndrome.
  • Cancer Risk From French Fries
    Cancer Risk From French Fries
    The association between cancer and the consumption of deep-fried foods may be due to carcinogens formed at high temperatures in animal foods (heterocyclic amines and polycyclic hydrocarbons) and...
  • Back to Our Roots: Curry and Cancer
    Back to Our Roots: Curry and Cancer
    Dramatically lower cancer rates in India may in part be attributable to their more plant-based, spice-rich diet.
  • Phytates for the Prevention of Osteoporosis
    Phytates for the Prevention of Osteoporosis
    Women who consume the most high-phytate foods (whole grains, beans, and nuts) appear to have better bone density.
  • BRCA Breast Cancer Genes and Soy
    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...
  • Increased Lifespan From Beans
    Increased Lifespan From Beans
    The intake of legumes—beans, chickpeas, split peas, and lentils—may be the single most important dietary predictor of a long lifespan, but what about concerns about intestinal gas?
  • Methionine Restriction as a Life Extension Strategy
    Methionine Restriction as a Life Extension Strategy
    Plant-based diets may prove to be a useful nutrition strategy in both cancer growth control as well as lifespan extension because these diets are naturally lower in methionine.
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