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December 31, 2012
Tree Nuts or Peanuts for Breast Cancer Prevention?
Eating fiber-containing foods—especially nuts—during adolescence may significantly lower the risk of developing potentially precancerous fibrocystic breast disease (fibroadenomas).
September 13, 2012
Extra Virgin Olive Oil vs. Nuts
The short-term effect of replacing refined olive oil with extra virgin olive oil, walnuts, or almonds on cardiovascular risk factors.
August 23, 2012
Testing the Fat Burning Theory
Finally there’s a solution to the mystery of why nuts don't seem to make people gain weight. It appears to be a combination of factors including a boost to our metabolism, which results in us..
August 22, 2012
Testing the Dietary Compensation Theory
An elegant study is presented testing the appetite-suppressing effects of walnuts.
August 8, 2012
Black Versus English Walnuts
A dramatic difference exists between the anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effects of black walnuts versus English walnuts.
July 19, 2012
Plant-Based Diets and Cellular Stress Defenses
Measuring the effects of a plant-based diet on the expression of hundreds of different genes at a time, a research group found that an antioxidant rich portfolio of plant foods such as berries,..
July 2, 2012
Fighting Inflammation in a Nut Shell
The equivalent of eating a single walnut half per day appeared to cut the risk of dying from inflammatory disease in about half, whereas fish did not appear to play a protective role. That may be why..
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.
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