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  • Antioxidants Sprouting Up
    Antioxidants Sprouting Up
    What happens to the antioxidant content of seeds, grains, and beans when you sprout them?
  • Beauty Is More Than Skin Deep
    Beauty Is More Than Skin Deep
    Some foods appear protective against the development of skin wrinkles, while others may make them worse.
  • How Much Soy Is Too Much?
    How Much Soy Is Too Much?
    To maintain the low IGF-1 levels associated with a plant-based diet, one should probably eat no more than 3-5 servings of soy foods a day.
  • Prostate vs. Plants
    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...
  • Slimming the Gecko
    Slimming the Gecko
    A workplace dietary intervention study at GEICO corporate headquarters demonstrates the power of plant-based eating.
  • Biblical Daniel Fast Put to the Test
    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...
  • Optimal Phytosterol Dose
    Optimal Phytosterol Dose
    Those eating plant-based diets get the most phytosterols, but there is still room for improvement to maximize cholesterol reduction.
  • Mineral of the Year—Magnesium
    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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