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tag: Phytonutrient

Eat This Power Nutrient to Beat Diabetes

Exciting new research in the Journal of Nutrition found that eating whole fruits high in certain phytonutrients—plant-based nutrients—can decrease your risk of developing type 2 diabetes by 26 percent…

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Eggplant Protects Against Cancer

Eggplant is more than just a pretty face. It’s packed with nutrition too. One of the clues to its impressive health benefits lies in the deep purple color of its skin. You may recall from my earlier a…

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Surprising Nutrient Deficiency Linked to Osteoporosis

When most people think of osteoporosis, they assume it is caused by a calcium deficiency.  While there’s no doubt that calcium plays a role in the disease, the incidence of osteoporosis is highest in …

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Life Force Diet: Ramp Up Your Phytonutrient Intake

Most of us have heard that fruits and vegetables have been shown to lower cholesterol and blood pressure (when it is high), reduce the risk of developing cataracts and macular degeneration leading to …

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