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March 15, 2013
Prunes vs. Metamucil vs. Vegan Diet
The average number of bowel movements a week is compared between those eating prunes, those taking a fiber supplement, and those eating a strictly plant-based diet.
March 13, 2013
Dried Apples, Dates, Figs or Prunes for Cholesterol?
A comparison of the cholesterol-lowering potential of four dried fruit—apples, dates, figs, and plums.
August 1, 2012
Human Neurotransmitters in Plants
The consumption of certain fruits is suggested as a potential treatment for depression given the presence of psychoactive neurotransmitters such as serotonin, dopamine, and melatonin in many plant..
July 26, 2012
Uprooting the Leading Causes of Death
Death in America is largely a foodborne illness. Focusing on studies published just over the last year in peer-reviewed scientific medical journals, Dr. Greger offers practical advice on how best to..
December 21, 2010
Fill in the Blank
What four letter food is associated with reduced blood pressure and body fat?
October 11, 2010
Antioxidant Content of 300 Foods
Ranking foods by antioxidants per serving.
October 10, 2010
New Antioxidant Superstars
Ranking foods by antioxidants per unit weight.
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