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November 27, 2013
Cavities and Coronaries: Our Choice
Coronary heart disease, our #1 cause of death, was found to be almost non-existent in a population eating a diet centered around whole plant foods.
December 28, 2012
Preventing Breast Cancer By Any Greens Necessary
Which was associated with lowest breast cancer risk in African-American women? Apples, bananas, broccoli, cabbage, cantaloupe, carrots, collard greens, grapefruit, oranges, spinach, tomatoes, or..
December 6, 2012
Neurobiology of Artificial Sweeteners
The disconnect between sweetness sensations coming from our tongue and the lack of a caloric feedback loop in the gut may result in overeating.
June 29, 2012
Anti-Inflammatory Effects of Purple Potatoes
Antioxidant, anti-inflammatory properties of white compared to yellow and purple potatoes. Purple potatoes may also help lower high blood pressure.
January 18, 2012
Antioxidants in a Pinch
Some herbs and spices--including cinnamon, cloves, lemonbalm, marjoram, oregano, and peppermint--are so rich in antioxidants that just a small pinch can go a long way.
September 28, 2011
Bowels of the Earth
Which country has the largest (and smallest) average stool size.
December 30, 2009
Toxins in Sweet Potatoes?
Sweet potatoes are one of the healthiest known vegetables.
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