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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..
July 19, 2012
Plant-Based Diets and Cellular Stress Defenses
Measuring the effects of a plant-based diet on the expression of hundreds of different genes at a time, a research group found that an antioxidant rich portfolio of plant foods such as berries,..
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.
February 22, 2012
Vegetables Rate by Nitrate
If nitrates can boost athletic performance and protect against heart disease, which vegetables have the most: beans, bulb vegetables (like garlic and onions), fruiting vegetables (like eggplant and..
November 29, 2011
Constructing a Cognitive Portfolio
Different fruits and vegetables appear to support different cognitive domains of the brain, so both variety and quantity are important.
September 15, 2011
Chicken Consumption and the Feminization of Male Genitalia
Eating chicken during pregnancy may affect the size and development of one's son's penis due to phthalate contamination of the meat.
August 24, 2011
Calculate Your Healthy Eating Score
Rate your diet on a scale of 0 to 100 using the phytochemical index and compare your score to the standard American diet.
February 4, 2011
Toxins in Cooked Potatoes?
Natural glycoalkaloid toxins concentrate in the skins of potatoes.
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