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Preventing Prediabetes By Eating More

People who eat the most legumes appear to only have a fraction of the risk for a type of prediabetes known as metabolic syndrome. Legumes are beans, split peas, chickpeas, and lentils. In one study ou…

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Which Nut Fights Cancer Best?

People who eat nuts in their adolescence have a good chance of fighting off breast cancer later in life, according to data from the Harvard Nurse’s Study conducted a few years ago. A follow-up stud…

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What Diet Should Doctors Advise?

In 2013, a Nutritional Update for Physicians, published in the official journal of Kaiser Permanente, the largest managed care organization in the United States, told their physicians that healthy eat…

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For a Healthy Liver, Drink More Coffee

Decades ago, researchers in Norway came upon an unexpected finding. Alcohol consumption was associated with liver inflammation (no surprise), but a protective association was found for coffee consumpt…

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How Dietary Toxins are Linked to Essential Hand Tremor

Essential tremor, affecting 1 in 25 adults over 40 and up to 1 in 5 of those in their 90's, is one of the most common neurological diseases. In addition to the potentially debilitating hand tremor, th…

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How Learning to Cook Can Save Your Life

The eating habits of modern Americans have been described as, “eating breakfast in their cars, lunch at their desks and chicken from a bucket.” Within the last few decades, Americans are eating out mo…

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How to Cook Sweet Potatoes to Best Retain Nutrition

I previously talked about the cancer fighting properties of sweet potatoes (See Anti-Cancer Potential of Sweet Potato Proteins). It seems that the only potential downside to eating too many sweet pota…

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How Sweet Potato Proteins May Help Prevent Cancer

Sweet potatoes can be considered a superfood. They are one of the healthiest and cheapest vegetables on the planet. (And one day, perhaps, even off the planet, as NASA has chosen the sweet potato for …

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How Meat and Grain Impact Brain Health

The rates of dementia differ greatly around the world, from the lowest rates in Africa, India, and South Asia, to the highest rates in Western Europe and especially North America. Is it all just genet…

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Top Conflicts of Interest Within the American Dietetic Association

The American Dietetic Association (ADA), the world’s largest association of nutrition professionals, is, in its own words, devoted to “improving the nation’s health.” They promote a series of Nutritio…

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