THE FOOD WARS ARE BEING FOUGHT AT DINNER TABLES AND WEBSITES THROUGHOUT WESTERN SOCIETY. AND THERE ARE SO MANY DIETS OUT THERE CONTENDING FOR OUR FAVOR. WHO IS WINNING THE FOOD WARS? THOSE WHO ARE INVENTING NEW DIETS. AND THE CASUALTIES ARE…Read More »
Several recent studies have determined that peanuts can reduce the risk of dying from cancer, heart disease and 7 other medical conditions. This new evidence comes in addition to peanuts providing an abundance of nutrients.
We can argue about diet all we want, but a huge study proves that plant-based fats are healthier than animal fats when it comes to heart disease.
Clinicians and researchers are finding that dried plums offer a blend of nutrients that naturally increase bone density and prevent fractures.
Eating fruit while pregnant is not only a great source of nourishment. Turns out it significantly boosts the child’s IQ and cognitive development. Find out why and how much works.
Research is increasingly finding strategies that will significantly reduce a woman’s risk of breast cancer. Fruit consumption decreases breast cancer risk and alcohol consumption increases it. Learn how much affects breast cancer risk.
Beets improve blood vessel function and reduce blood pressure. They also contain many antioxidants and nutrients. Can’t beat nature.
A recent meta-analysis of 96 studies shows that plant-based diets could save hundreds of thousands of lives every year from heart disease and cancer. Another study shows that children with heart disease also benefit from a plant-based diet.
Most of us will have macular degeneration as we age. But we can slow this process and even prevent it with certain dietary strategies. Learn how spinach and other foods and supplements can prevent the leading cause of blindness.
Carrots are sweet and colorful. They can also help us beat two of the most prevalent cancers – prostate and stomach cancer. Find out how surprisingly few carrots you need to eat, and what makes carrots so special.