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April 3, 2013
Fiber vs. Breast Cancer
Inadequate fiber intake appears to be a risk factor for breast cancer, which can explain why women eating plant-based diets may be at lower risk.
January 7, 2013
Apple Juice May Be Worse Than Sugar Water
Why the spike in antioxidant levels in our bloodstream after drinking apple juice might not be a good thing.
October 9, 2012
An evolutionary argument for a plant-based diet is presented, in contrast to "paleo" fad diets.
July 27, 2012
Risk Associated With Iron Supplements
Iron is a double-edged sword. If we don't absorb enough, we risk anemia, but if absorb too much we may increase our risk of cancer, heart disease, and a number of inflammatory conditions. Because the..
June 8, 2012
Some Dietary Supplements May Be More Than a Waste of Money
People taking dietary supplements may, in some cases, be paying to make themselves sick. This video covers folic acid, beta carotene, and green tea supplements.
May 15, 2012
Apples and Oranges: Dietary Diversity
In addition to quantity and quality, the variety of fruits and vegetables consumed matters, as many phytonutrients are not evenly distributed among the various families and parts of plants.
April 26, 2012
The Fruit Whose Juice Is Healthier
Can you name a fruit whose processed juice is healthier than just eating the fruit itself?
March 5, 2012
So Should We Drink Beet Juice or Not?
In the context of a healthy plant-based diet, the nitrates in vegetables can safely be converted into nitric oxide, which can boost athletic performance and may help prevent heart disease.
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