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  • Which Seaweed is Most Protective Against Breast Cancer?
    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.
  • Breast Cancer Risk: Red Wine vs. White Wine
    Breast Cancer Risk: Red Wine vs. White Wine
    Modest lifestyle changes that include the avoidance of alcohol may cut the odds of breast cancer in half, but certain grapes appear to contain natural aromatase inhibitors that may undermine the...
  • Plant-Based Diets For Breast Pain
    Plant-Based Diets For Breast Pain
    Plant-based diets appear to offer relief from a variety of menstrual symptoms, including cramping, bloating, and breast pain (cyclical mastalgia).
  • Flaxseed vs. Prostate Cancer
    Flaxseed vs. Prostate Cancer
    What happens when men with prostate cancer and prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia (PIN) are placed on a relatively low-fat diet supplemented with ground flaxseeds?
  • 98% of American Diets Potassium Deficient
    98% of American Diets Potassium Deficient
    Less than 2% of Americans achieve even the recommended minimum adequate intake of potassium due primarily to inadequate plant food intake.
  • How Fast Can Children Detoxify from PCBs?
    How Fast Can Children Detoxify from PCBs?
    Based on the half-life of industrial pollutants children may be exposed to in the womb or at the breast, how many years does it take for them to detoxify their bodies (assuming they're brought up on...
  • Too Much Soy May Neutralize Benefits
    Too Much Soy May Neutralize Benefits
    Vegans consuming 7-18 servings of soy foods a day may end up with circulating IGF-1 levels comparable to those who eat meat.
  • How Plant-Based to Lower IGF-1?
    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...
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