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June 9, 2014
Anti-inflammatory Life is a Bowl of Cherries
Sweet red bing cherries may act as a selective COX-2 inhibitor, reducing inflammation without the damage to our stomach and gut lining caused by NSAID drugs like ibuprofen.
March 31, 2014
Fully Consensual Heart Disease Treatment
When doctors withhold dietary treatment options from cardiac patients, they are violating the cornerstone of medical ethics, informed consent.
October 18, 2013
Enhanced Athletic Recovery Without Undermining Adaptation
Might the antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties of plant-based diets undermine some of the benefits of exercise?
October 16, 2013
Chronic Headaches and Pork Tapeworms
Chronic headaches such as migraines or “tension” headache symptoms may be a sign of pork tapeworms in the brain.
October 4, 2013
Testing Your Diet with Pee & Purple Cabbage
Plant-based diets tend to be alkaline-forming. This may help protect muscle mass and reduce the risk of gout and kidney stones. The pH of one's urine can be estimated with natural pigments using...
August 14, 2013
Preventing Exercise-Induced Oxidative Stress With Watercress
Those eating a more plant-based diet may naturally have an enhanced antioxidant defense system to counter the DNA damage caused by free radicals produced by high-intensity exercise.
August 12, 2013
Reducing Muscle Soreness With Berries
Anti-inflammatory phytonutrients in berries may explain why cherries can speed recovery after a marathon by reducing muscle pain in long-distance runners.
August 9, 2013
Reducing Muscle Fatigue With Citrus
Daily citrus fruit consumption during athletic training may reduce muscle fatigue, as evidenced by lower blood lactate concentrations.
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