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Do Vegetarians Get Enough Protein?

Vegetarians and vegans are all too familiar with the question: Do you get enough protein? Well, we can finally put that question to rest thanks to a large study that compared the nutrient profiles …

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Longer Life Within Walking Distance

Physical activity is one of the four lifestyle behaviors found to significantly extend our lifespan. There is irrefutable evidence of the "effectiveness of regular physical activity in the preventi…

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Want to Feel 14 Years Younger? Start With These 3 Things.

In 1903, Thomas Edison predicted that the doctor of the future will give no medicine, but instead “instruct his patient in the care of the human frame in diet and in the cause and prevention of diseas…

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Fruits, Veggies, and Longevity: How Many Minutes Per Mouthful?

Probably the least controversial advice in all of nutrition is to eat more fruits and vegetables, which is to say to eat more plants since the term vegetable basically means all parts of the plant tha…

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Magic Bullets vs. Promiscuous Plants

During the last decade, the drug industry has followed an assumption that a single drug hitting a single target was the "rational" way to design drugs. We’re learning that Mother Nature may be a bit t…

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Plants as Intellectual Property – Patently Wrong?

Since ancient times, Mother Nature has been a fertile source for drugs used to treat human diseases. One such remedy is the spice turmeric, specifically known for its naturally-yellow compound, curcum…

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Xenohormesis: What Doesn’t Kill Plants May Make Us Stronger

A new concept, called xenohormesis, has arisen to explain the mystery of why so many plant molecules interact with and modulate key regulators of our physiology in ways that are beneficial to our heal…

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How Humans Benefit From Stressed Plants

Plants live the ultimate sedentary lifestyle—most of us usually think of plants more as objects than as organisms. Because plants can't move, they've had to evolve a whole other way to escape threats …

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Tick Bites, Meat Allergies and Chronic Urticaria

In a previous video I made, I started talking about a tick bite-induced meat allergy, called Alpha-Gal, that is unlike any other food allergy we know. The most interesting feature of the reactions may…

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Debunking Egg Industry Myths

In my video Eggs vs. Cigarettes in Atherosclerosis, I profiled a study showing that both smoking and eating eggs can harm our arteries. But even egg yolks alone were associated with artery-clogging pl…

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Interesting, and I appreciate the non-judgemental tone.

We wash all produce with castille soap and water. Thanks for the list of what we should be more vig…

Interesting article, although just a shame the emphasis was on eating problems.