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June 29, 2012
Anti-Inflammatory Effects of Purple Potatoes
Antioxidant, anti-inflammatory properties of white compared to yellow and purple potatoes. Purple potatoes may also help lower high blood pressure.
May 1, 2012
Eating Healthy on the Cheap
Plant-based diets may offer the best investment for dietary health.
March 14, 2012
Harvard’s Meat and Mortality Studies
Monday, March 12, 2012, the Harvard Health Professionals Follow-up Study and the Harvard Nurses' Health Study concluded that red meat consumption was associated with living a significantly shorter...
February 10, 2012
Soy Worth a Hill of Beans?
Are soybeans better than other types of beans for heart disease prevention, or does the soy industry just have more money and clout to tout?
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...
January 18, 2012
Antioxidants in a Pinch
Some herbs and spices--including cinnamon, cloves, lemonbalm, marjoram, oregano, and peppermint--are so rich in antioxidants that just a small pinch can go a long way.
November 7, 2011
Dietary Guidelines: Progressing From Pyramid to Plate
MyPlate represents a significant improvement over the USDA Food Guide Pyramid.
November 4, 2011
New Dietary Guidelines for Americans
Following the recommendations of the 2010 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee to "shift food intake patterns to a more plant-based diet," the latest USDA guidelines include a vegan adaptation.
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