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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 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 20, 2012
Solving the Mystery of the Missing Calories
A few theories have been proposed as to why nuts don't appear to contribute to weight gain, including the "pistachio principle" and the fecal excretion theory.
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.
September 5, 2010
Milk Protein vs. Soy Protein
Casein and soy protein appear to have different effects on one's waistline.
October 8, 2008
The Best Nut
Which type of nut has the highest antioxidant content?
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