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July 23, 2014
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.
July 21, 2014
Preventing Prediabetes By Eating More
A head-to-head test of adding beans versus portion control for metabolic syndrome.
April 30, 2014
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...
March 12, 2014
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.
December 6, 2013
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.
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 28, 2013
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?
September 20, 2013
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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