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  • 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...
  • The Answer to the Pritikin Puzzle
    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.
  • Some Prostates Are Larger than Others
    Some Prostates Are Larger than Others
    Benign prostatic hyperplasia, or BPH—an enlarged prostate gland—affects 80% of older men, but like many other Western chronic diseases it appears to be a consequence of our diet.
  • Is It the Diet, the Exercise, or Both?
    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?
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