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September 28, 2012
How Plant-Based to Lower IGF-1?
Those eating vegan had significantly lower IGF-1 levels and higher IGF binding proteins than those just eating vegetarian, suggesting that the more plant-based one's diet becomes, the lower one's..
September 27, 2012
The Answer to the Pritikin Puzzle
Lower cancer rates among those eating a plant-based diet may be a result of reduced blood levels of IGF-1 and enhanced production of IGF-1 binding protein.
September 24, 2012
Prostate vs. a Plant-Based Diet
Eating a plant-based diet may protect against BPH (benign prostatic hypertrophy, an enlarged prostate).
September 19, 2012
Is It the Diet, the Exercise, or Both?
Whose blood is better at killing cancer cells? People who eat a standard diet and exercise strenuously or those who eat a plant-based diet and just exercise moderately?
September 18, 2012
Ex Vivo Cancer Proliferation Bioassay
Two weeks on a plant-based diet appears to significantly enhance cancer defenses against breast cancer and colon cancer cells. The blood of those eating a vegan diet for a year suppresses cancer cell..
September 17, 2012
Engineering a Cure
Lifestyle medicine pioneer Nathan Pritikin, who reversed his own heart disease through diet and went on to help millions of others, wasn't a doctor or dietician but an engineer.
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..
October 12, 2011
Our Number One Killer Can Be Stopped
Dr. Dean Ornish proved decades ago that heart disease could be reversed solely with diet and lifestyle changes.
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