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March 29, 2013
Flaxseed vs. Diabetes
A tablespoon of daily ground flax seeds for a month appears to improve fasting blood sugars, triglycerides, cholesterol, and hemoglobin A1c levels in diabetics.
March 13, 2013
Dried Apples, Dates, Figs or Prunes for Cholesterol?
A comparison of the cholesterol-lowering potential of four dried fruit—apples, dates, figs, and plums.
February 8, 2013
Does Coconut Oil Cure Alzheimer’s?
Though there have been more than a thousand papers published on coconut oil in medical journals, there is little evidence it helps with Alzheimer's disease.
December 24, 2012
Metabolic Syndrome and Plant-Based Diets
Plant-based diets appear to protect against metabolic syndrome, also known as syndrome X, which is characterized by the so-called “deadly quartet,” abdominal obesity, high fasting sugars, high..
January 17, 2012
Amla Versus Diabetes
For a dollar a month, Indian gooseberry (amla) powder may work as well as a leading diabetes drug without the side effects.
May 20, 2011
Are Dates Good For You?
Do the beneficial phytonutrients in dates make up for their high sugar content?
August 20, 2010
Just the Flax, Ma’am
Ground flax seed consumption may decrease breast cancer risk by slowing one's menstrual cycle. It may also control prostate enlargement as effectively as the leading prescription drug.
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