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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?
September 20, 2013
Methionine Restriction as a Life Extension Strategy
Plant-based diets may prove to be a useful nutrition strategy in both cancer growth control as well as lifespan extension because these diets are naturally lower in methionine.
August 23, 2013
Pistachio Nuts for Erectile Dysfunction
Men eating pistachio nuts experienced a significant improvement in blood flow through the penis accompanied by significantly firmer erections in just three weeks, perhaps due to pistachios'..
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.
July 19, 2013
Kiwifruit for Insomnia
Two kiwi fruit an hour before bedtime may improve sleep quality and duration without the side effects associated with sleeping pills.
June 26, 2013
Reducing Radiation Damage With Ginger & Lemon Balm
A component of cooked ginger root protects human white blood cells in vitro against radiation-induced genetic damage, and lemonbalm tea appears to protect radiology staff against radiation-induced..
June 24, 2013
Mediating Radiation Exposure From Airline Travel
Based on studies of atomic bomb survivors, Chernobyl victims, and airline pilots exposed to more cosmic rays at high altitudes, fruits and vegetables may decrease radiation-induced chromosome damage.
April 22, 2013
The Safety of Tarragon
Long-standing concerns about certain isolated components of the spice tarragon have broadened into questions about the safety of even the leaves themselves.
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