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  • Counteracting the Effects of Dioxins Through Diet
    Counteracting the Effects of Dioxins Through Diet
    Phytonutrients in certain plant foods may block the toxic effects of industrial pollutants like dioxins through the Ah receptor system.
  • Fighting the Blues With Greens?
    Fighting the Blues With Greens?
    Natural monoamine oxidase enzyme inhibitors in fruits and vegetables may help explain the improvement in mood associated with switching to a plant-based diet.
  • 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...
  • New Mineral Absorption Enhancers Found
    New Mineral Absorption Enhancers Found
    The whole grain phytonutrient, phytic acid (phytate), partially inhibits mineral absorption, but has a wide-range of health-promoting properties such as anti-cancer activity. By concurrently eating...
  • Vegetables Rate by Nitrate
    Vegetables Rate by Nitrate
    If nitrates can boost athletic performance and protect against heart disease, which vegetables have the most: beans, bulb vegetables (like garlic and onions), fruiting vegetables (like eggplant and...
  • Best Cooking Method
    Best Cooking Method
    Which are the gentlest cooking methods for preserving nutrients and which vegetables have more antioxidants cooked than raw.
  • #1 Anticancer Vegetable
    #1 Anticancer Vegetable
    There are two superfood classes of vegetables most adept at blocking human cancer cell growth in a petri dish.
  • Carrots vs. Baby Carrots
    Carrots vs. Baby Carrots
    Choosing the most antioxidant-packed carrots, onions, and lettuce.