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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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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.
April 1, 2013
Flaxseeds For Sensitive Skin
Instead of treating sensitive skin topically, with lotions and creams, why not treat it from the inside out with diet?
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 27, 2013
Was It the Flaxseed, Fat Restriction, or Both?
Researchers set out to find out what it was about a flaxseed-supplemented lower fat diet that so effectively appeared to decrease prostate cancer growth.
March 25, 2013
Flaxseed vs. Prostate Cancer
What happens when men with prostate cancer and prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia (PIN) are placed on a relatively low-fat diet supplemented with ground flaxseeds?
March 22, 2013
Salmonella in Chicken & Turkey: Deadly But Not Illegal
Hundreds of thousands of Americans are Salmonella poisoned by poultry every year, yet it remains legal to sell meat proven to be contaminated.
March 20, 2013
Raisins vs. Jelly Beans for Athletic Performance
Raisins may be preferable to sports supplement jelly beans and commercial energy gels.
March 18, 2013
Do Fruit & Nut Bars Cause Weight Gain?
Despite the caloric density of both nuts and dried fruit, they do not appear to lead to the expected weight gain.
March 15, 2013
Prunes vs. Metamucil vs. Vegan Diet
The average number of bowel movements a week is compared between those eating prunes, those taking a fiber supplement, and those eating a strictly plant-based diet.
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.
March 11, 2013
Eggs vs. Cigarettes in Atherosclerosis
A similar exponential increase in carotid artery plaque buildup was found for smokers and egg eaters.
March 8, 2013
Herbal Tea Update: Rooibos & Nettle
Rooibos (red) tea may reduce stress levels by suppressing adrenal gland function. Nettle tea is mineral rich but may have estrogenic side effects.
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