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November 1, 2013
Canned Beans or Cooked Beans?
Canned beans are convenient, but are they as nutritious as home cooked? And if we do used canned, should we drain them or not?
September 9, 2013
Changing Our Taste Buds
Within a few weeks of eating healthier, our taste sensations change such that foods with lower salt, sugar, and fat content actually taste better.
August 16, 2013
Which Seaweed is Most Protective Against Breast Cancer?
Nori seaweed snacks may favorably alter estrogen metabolism by modulating women's gut flora, resulting in decreased breast cancer risk.
May 1, 2013
Does a Drink Of Water Make Children Smarter?
Most children don't drink water from when they wake to when they go off to school. Interventional trials show this mild state of dehydration may negatively affect scholastic performance.
January 2, 2013
Miocene Meteorites and Uric Acid
Human beings lost the ability to detoxify uric acid millions of years ago. What implications does this have for our health today?
December 7, 2012
Unsweetening the Diet
All sweeteners--natural and artificial, caloric and non-caloric—help maintain cravings for intensely sweet foods.
October 10, 2012
Modern Meat Not Ahead of the Game
Since chronic inflammation underlines many disease processes and saturated fat appears to facilitate the endotoxic inflammatory reaction to animal products, researchers have looked to wild animals...
November 1, 2011
Plant Protein Preferable
Since foods are a package deal, Dr. Walter Willet, the Chair of Harvard's nutrition department, recommends we emphasize plant sources of protein rather than animal sources.
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