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July 18, 2014
Which Nut Fights Cancer Better?
Within hours the blood of those fed walnuts is able to suppress the growth of breast cancer cells in a petri dish. Which nut might work best, though--almonds, Brazil nuts, cashews, hazelnuts,...
June 6, 2014
Do Vegetarians Get Enough Protein?
Nutritional quality indices show plant-based diets are the healthiest, but do vegetarians and vegans reach the recommended daily intake of protein?
June 2, 2014
Turning the Clock Back 14 Years
Four simple health behaviors may cut our risk of chronic disease by nearly 80%, potentially dropping our risk of dying equivalent to that of being 14 years younger.
April 30, 2014
Cancer Risk From French Fries
The association between cancer and the consumption of deep-fried foods may be due to carcinogens formed at high temperatures in animal foods (heterocyclic amines and polycyclic hydrocarbons) and...
April 21, 2014
Treating Asthma With Plants vs. Supplements?
Whole fruits and vegetables were compared to both antioxidant pills as well as supplements containing fruits and vegetable extracts for their ability to treat seasonal allergies, improve lung...
April 16, 2014
Preventing Asthma With Fruits and Vegetables
A study involving more than a million kids suggests the striking worldwide variation in childhood rates of allergies, asthma, and eczema is related to diet.
March 3, 2014
How to Slow Brain Aging by Two Years
The consumption of blueberries and strawberries is associated with delayed cognitive aging by as much as 2.5 years, thought to be because of brain-localizing anthocyanin phytonutrients, as shown on...
December 11, 2013
Minimum “Recommended Daily Allowance” of Antioxidants
How many antioxidant-rich foods do we need to eat every day just to stay out of oxidative debt?
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