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tag: Plant-based health benefits

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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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 lifestyleómost 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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10+ Health Benefits of Pumpkin Seeds

October, November and December are all prime pumpkin months in the U.S. and soon enough, people will be carving up pumpkins for jack-o-lanterns, homemade pies and pumpkin bakes! But before you prepar…

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