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Jeff Nelson | March 26, 02 at 09:10 PM

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Update: Interested in soymilk makers? Click here to learn about the best! For about a year now, Robert Cohen, who has given himself a character name of "Notmilk Man," has been on a one-man jihad to find any pretext he...

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New York Times: Reality Check Needed

T. Colin Campbell, Ph.D. | November 28, 00 at 09:12 AM

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November 28, 2000 -- Here's a story about public science that I find alarming. On October 26, 2000, I submitted a Letter to the Editor of the New York Times, hoping it would be published. It was not. I lost.There...

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Dietary Pattern Research

Martin Root, Ph.D. | November 14, 00 at 10:32 PM

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People do not eat isolated foods or individual nutrients. We tend to eat our food in meals and our meals tend to come from a dietary pattern that we grew up with. Only when we make dramatic changes in our...

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Protein Powders, Pills, and Poppycock!

Ruth E. Heidrich, Ph.D. | November 5, 00 at 10:42 PM

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Protein Powders, Pills, and Poppycock!

One of the most frequent questions I get from athletes is how to get more protein. In their minds they are thinking that if they stuff more protein into their mouths, that it magically goes to their muscles and...

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Go Organic to Help Avoid Parkinson's Disease

November 5, 00 at 09:02 AM

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New research adds to previous evidence that pesticides may cause Parkinson's diseaseThe results of a study published in the journal Nature Neuroscience add weight to previous studies implicating pesticides as a cause of or contributor to Parkinson's disease.In the study,...

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Colon Cancer and Diet: Devil in the Details

VegSource.com | Marty Root, Ph.D. | November 5, 00 at 08:53 AM

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The New England Journal of Medicine published two reports concluding that high fiber supplements and a low-fat high-fiber diet did not protect against recurring adenomas polyps, a precursor of colon cancer. These results are disappointing in light of the high...

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Cancer Researchers Hail New Twin Study On Primary Role of Diet, Lifestyle upon Cancer Risk

November 5, 00 at 08:46 AM

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In light of an important study appearing in an issue of the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM), researchers associated with the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) reminded the public that cancer is a disease that is largely preventable...

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Folate in the Foliage

Marty Root, Ph.D. | November 5, 00 at 07:55 AM

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Folate in the Foliage

On a windy cloudy day it is fun to lay on your back and watch the clouds go by. They change shapes and with a little imagination one can see lions that become cars and then turn into Leonardo DiCaprio...

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Plant-Based Fat Inhibits Breast Cancer Cells

UniSci Science News | November 5, 00 at 07:45 AM

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Plant-Based Fat Inhibits Breast Cancer Cells

A plant-based fat abundant in vegetarian diets and shown to inhibit the growth of prostate and colon cancer cells in vitro, also inhibits the growth in vitro of one line of breast cancer cells, University at Buffalo nutrition researchers...

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Soy Research Update

Jeff Nelson | November 5, 00 at 05:00 AM

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Soy Research Update

For a variety of motivations, soy seems today to be cast either as the cure or cause of nearly every ill known to man. On one side you have nutritionists and researchers touting soy's many alleged benefits (and yes --...

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Raw vs Cooked

William Harris, M.D. | July 16, 00 at 09:17 PM

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Raw vs Cooked

Raw food enthusiasts have always been a part of the vegetarian/vegan scene. Their core idea is that enzymes are still active in raw food whereas they're denatured, hence inactive, in cooked food. No contest. Next question: So what? The theory...

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British Researchers: Go Vegan to Beat Breast and Prostate Cancer

June 6, 00 at 03:10 AM

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Men eating a vegan diet have lower levels of a protein associated with prostate cancer, British scientists said today.Saying that while further research was needed, the findings from researchers at the Imperial Cancer Research Fund in Oxford suggest that a...

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