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tag: IGF-1

How Much Soy Is Too Much?

If animal proteins promote cancer because they boost our blood levels of the growth hormone IGF-1, what about the few plant proteins that have amino acid ratios similar to animal proteins such soy foo…

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Animal Protein and IGF-1

At first we didn't know why eating a plant-based diet for just a couple weeks appeared to so dramatically improve cancer defenses. Then, last year, researchers figured it out: eating healthy lowers th…

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Less Cancer in Vegan Men Despite More Testosterone

Just a few days of walking and eating healthy plant foods can lower the level of the cancer-promoting growth hormone IGF-1 enough to reverse cancer cell growth in a Petri dish. This is detailed in my …

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How Do Plant-Based Diets Fight Cancer?

Why do centenarians—those who live to be over a hundred years old—escape cancer? As you can see in my 3-min. NutritionFacts.org video IGF-1 as One-Stop Cancer Shop, as we get older our risk of getting…

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Cow Milk: Easy Greening

For many, milk is nearly as fundamental as water—the definition of "wholesome" in a glass. The choice has traditionally been simple: whole or skim? But as the scientific and political debates about d…

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