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  • Dr. Burkitt’s F-Word Diet
    Dr. Burkitt’s F-Word Diet
    The famous surgeon Denis Burkitt suggests an explanation for why many of our most common and deadliest diseases were rare or even nonexistent in populations eating plant-based diets.
  • One in a Thousand: Ending the Heart Disease Epidemic
    One in a Thousand: Ending the Heart Disease Epidemic
    Many of our most common diseases found to be rare or even nonexistent among populations eating plant-based diets.
  • Gut Feelings: Probiotics and Mental Health
    Gut Feelings: Probiotics and Mental Health
    We've known our mental state can affect our gut flora, but might our good bacteria be affecting our mental state?
  • Prunes vs. Metamucil vs. Vegan Diet
    Prunes vs. Metamucil vs. Vegan Diet
    The average number of bowel movements a week is compared between those eating prunes, those taking a fiber supplement, and those eating a strictly plant-based diet.
  • Bulking Up on Antioxidants
    Bulking Up on Antioxidants
    Even when fiber and fruit and vegetable intake are kept constant, choosing foods richer in antioxidants may increase stool size, which is associated with lower cancer risk.
  • Bowels of the Earth
    Bowels of the Earth
    Which country has the largest (and smallest) average stool size.
  • Food Mass Transit
    Food Mass Transit
    Most women experience a four-day intestine transit time, likely too long to meet the target 200 gram (half pound) minimum fecal output for cancer prevention.
  • Stool Size Matters
    Stool Size Matters
    Larger bowel movements are associated with lower risk of appendicitis, colon cancer, constipation, and diverticulitis.