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November 8, 2013
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.
July 17, 2013
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.
September 21, 2012
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...
July 25, 2012
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...
February 22, 2012
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...
September 10, 2010
Best Cooking Method
Which are the gentlest cooking methods for preserving nutrients and which vegetables have more antioxidants cooked than raw.
November 9, 2009
#1 Anticancer Vegetable
There are two superfood classes of vegetables most adept at blocking human cancer cell growth in a petri dish.
September 26, 2008
Carrots vs. Baby Carrots
Choosing the most antioxidant-packed carrots, onions, and lettuce.
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