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September 14, 2012
Slimming the Gecko
A workplace dietary intervention study at GEICO corporate headquarters demonstrates the power of plant-based eating.
July 31, 2012
Mineral of the Year—Magnesium
Despite promising autopsy and population data suggesting that inadequate magnesium intake is a risk factor for sudden cardiac death, it wasn't until recently that this was demonstrated in prospective..
June 29, 2012
Anti-Inflammatory Effects of Purple Potatoes
Antioxidant, anti-inflammatory properties of white compared to yellow and purple potatoes. Purple potatoes may also help lower high blood pressure.
May 15, 2012
Apples and Oranges: Dietary Diversity
In addition to quantity and quality, the variety of fruits and vegetables consumed matters, as many phytonutrients are not evenly distributed among the various families and parts of plants.
November 8, 2011
Dietary Guidelines: Pushback From the Sugar, Salt, and Meat Industries
The Sugar Association, Salt Institute, and American Meat Institute all railed against the new Dietary Guidelines for Americans.
November 7, 2011
Dietary Guidelines: Progressing From Pyramid to Plate
MyPlate represents a significant improvement over the USDA Food Guide Pyramid.
September 10, 2010
Best Cooking Method
Which are the gentlest cooking methods for preserving nutrients and which vegetables have more antioxidants cooked than raw.
September 19, 2008
Antioxidant Content of 300 Foods
Ranking foods by antioxidants per serving.
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