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July 23, 2014
Diabetics Should Take Their Pulses
There is a reason that professional diabetes associations recommend bean, chickpea, split pea, and lentil consumption as a means of optimizing diabetes control.
July 18, 2014
Which Nut Fights Cancer Better?
Within hours the blood of those fed walnuts is able to suppress the growth of breast cancer cells in a petri dish. Which nut might work best, though--almonds, Brazil nuts, cashews, hazelnuts,...
March 19, 2014
Nuts May Help Prevent Death
Just a few small servings of nuts a week may increase our lifespan and lower cancer risk.
March 8, 2013
Herbal Tea Update: Rooibos & Nettle
Rooibos (red) tea may reduce stress levels by suppressing adrenal gland function. Nettle tea is mineral rich but may have estrogenic side effects.
August 24, 2012
Fat Burning Via Arginine
The arginine content of nuts may explain their metabolism boosting effects, though in a list of the top food sources of arginine, nuts don't even make the top ten.
August 21, 2012
Testing the Pistachio Principle
If the fecal fat losses associated with undigested pieces of nuts (due to inadequate chewing) and the tedium of shelling them in the first place helps account for why nuts don't tend to lead to...
August 15, 2012
Optimal Phytosterol Dose
Those eating plant-based diets get the most phytosterols, but there is still room for improvement to maximize cholesterol reduction.
December 22, 2010
Is Peanut Butter Good for You?
An update on the healthfulness of nut consumption and whether the cardiovascular benefits extend to peanut butter.
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