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April 25, 2014
Cholesterol Feeds Breast Cancer Cells
Cholesterol appears to stimulate the growth of human breast cancer cells, which may explain why phytosterol-rich foods such as pumpkin seeds are associated with reduced breast cancer risk.
March 28, 2014
Phytates for the Treatment of Cancer
Do the anti-cancer effects of phytates in a petri dish translate out into clinical studies on cancer prevention and treatment?
February 14, 2014
How Much Exercise to Sustain Weight Loss?
What role has inactivity played in the obesity epidemic and how much should we be exercising?
December 18, 2013
Arteries of Vegans vs. Runners
The carotid arteries of those eating plant-based diets appear healthier than even those just as slim (long-distance endurance athletes who’ve run an average of 50,000 miles).
November 20, 2013
Are Fatty Foods Addictive?
Those eating calorie-dense diets may have a reduced capacity to enjoy all of life’s pleasures by deadening dopamine pathways in the brain.
September 30, 2013
Breast Cancer Survival Vegetable
Simple changes in diet and lifestyle may quadruple a woman’s survival rate from breast cancer.
September 25, 2013
Treating Multiple Sclerosis With the Swank MS Diet
A plant-based diet may not only be the safest treatment for multiple sclerosis, it may also be the most effective.
September 23, 2013
Heart Disease Starts in Childhood
By age 10, nearly all kids have fatty streaks in their arteries. This is the first sign of atherosclerosis, the leading cause of death in the United States. So the question for most of us is not...
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