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Anti-Cancer Nutrient Synergy in Cranberries

Michael Greger MD | December 12, 2013 | Health

Read More: active ingredients, anthocyanin phytonutrients, antioxidants, blood sugar, brain cancer, breast cancer, cancer, cancer cell proliferation, cancer cells, cheap, colon cancer, cost-effective, cranberries, cranberry cocktail, cranberry juice, cranberry sauce, dried cranberries, fruit, high fructose corn syrup, liver cancer, nutrient absorption, oral cancer, ovarian cancer, phytochemicals, phytonutrients, pro-oxidants, prostate cancer, whole foods

                In research I profiled in my video Which Fruit Fights Cancer Better?, cranberries were found to suppress the growth of human liver cancer cells in vitro. Other studies have found similar effects......

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Tarragon Toxicity?

Michael Greger MD | November 5, 2013 | Health

Read More: alcoholic beverages, anise seed, avocado, canned fish, carcinogens, chervil, comet tail test, Consumer Protection Scientific Committee on Food, DNA damage, fats, fennel, flavoring, mutagens, oils, spices, tarragon, The European Union's Health, toxins, whole foods

                Decades ago, concern was raised about some of the components of the herb tarragon. The European Union’s Health & Consumer Protection Scientific Committee on Food concluded that one of the constituents may......

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Apple Peels Turn On Anticancer Genes

Michael Greger MD | June 25, 2013 | Health

Read More: anticancer genes, antioxidants, apple juice, apple peel, apple peels, apples, breast cancer, cancer, fruits, genetics, juice, maspin, pesticides, plant-based diet, prostate cancer, tumor suppression, tumor suppression gene, vegan, vegetables, vegetarian, whole foods

A new study calculated that if half the U.S. population ate just one more serving of conventional fruits and vegetables, 20,000 cases of cancer could be prevented. At the same time the added pesticide consumption could cause up to 10 extra cancer......

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The Healthy Longevity Secret

Janice Stanger, PhD | February 5, 2012 | Health

Read More: aging, longevity, plant-based diet, whole foods

Six Ways Whole Foods Fuel Long and Active Years An enjoyable retirement is a great American dream. People save up financially for decades, often planning to spend retirement traveling, with family, and fulfilling long-postponed goals. The sad fact is......

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San'Dera Prude Finds a New Caramel Popcorn

Janice Stanger, PhD | July 30, 2011 | Health

Read More: Forks Over Knives, San'Dera Prude, weight loss, whole foods

This Forks Over Knives Patient Shares Her Journey From Junk Food to Whole Food The film Forks Over Knives colorfully illustrates critical nutritional facts about a whole foods, plant-based diet. This eating plan can help you reverse just about any......

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Wisdom of T. Colin Campbell -- foundation of our 4-Leaf Program

J Morris Hicks | June 27, 2011 | Health, Lifestyle

Read More: Bill Clinton diet, huffington post, plant-based, t. colin campbell, whole foods

Whole, plant-based foods (the natural diet for our species) is the answer Since I first began studying this topic in 2002, Dr. Campbell has been my hero. Not only did he have the finest Cornell educational credentials; he also......

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How To Grow Microgreens for Food and Stress Relief

Janice Stanger, PhD | May 7, 2011 | Lifestyle

Read More: home gardening, horticulture therapy, microgreens, whole foods

An Indoor Microgreen Garden Can Be Inexpensive and Fun  Microgreens are the perfect crop to bring nature into your home – and with tasty results. Microgreens are very young vegetable and herb plants, usually an inch or two high and......

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Whole Food Nutrients Are a Superstar Team

Janice Stanger, PhD | April 23, 2011 | Health

Read More: carbohydrates, fats, minerals, phytochemicals, protein, whole foods

Each Player on Its Own Can Do Little No matter how well you eat, you may worry about your diet. You may doubt you are getting enough of certain nutrients. Iron, zinc, calcium, protein, omega-3 fatty acids…concern about these may......

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Calcium Can Stiffen Your Arteries

Janice Stanger, PhD | April 3, 2011 | Health

Read More: calcium, calcium-alkali syndrome, dairy, heart attack, supplements, whole foods

Calcium Supplements May Also Make Your Body Too Alkaline Whole plant foods contain thousands of beneficial substances, including amino acids, vitamins, minerals, essential fatty acids, complex carbohydrates, fiber, and phytochemicals, health-promoting nutrients found only in plants. These nourishing elements work......

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Protection From Radiation: Five Ways Plant Foods Guard Your Health

Janice Stanger, PhD | March 20, 2011 | Health

Read More: cancer, radiation, whole foods

Diet Helps Shield You from Radiation and Cancer The struggle to contain radioactive releases at Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant has focused the world’s attention on the hazards of radiation. However, even without such incidents, you are subject to harmful......

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How We Can Eat Our Way Out of the Deficit

Janice Stanger, PhD | February 21, 2011 | Health

Read More: Congressional Budget Office, deficit, health insurance, Medicaid, Medicare, Warren Buffett, whole foods

Surging Health Care Costs Come Right Out of Your Pocket The health care costs draining your personal budget come in two pieces: the amount you see directly as health care, and the hidden costs embedded in taxes, salary you don’t......

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Eleven Risky Mistakes the USDA Makes About Plant-Based Diets

Janice Stanger, PhD | February 5, 2011 | Health

Read More: Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2010, protein, USDA, weight loss, whole foods

You’ll Need Bigger Clothes If You Follow the Government’s Advice   The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) launched their Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2010 with great fanfare. Mostly, the Guidelines are more of the same wimpy advice that has been......

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Vitamin D: the Good, the Necessary, and the Toxic

Janice Stanger, PhD | January 23, 2011 | Health

Read More: Institute of Medicine, sunshine, supplements, vitamin D, whole foods

This Misnamed Essential Can Accumulate to Dangerous Levels To understand how to get enough vitamin D without poisoning yourself with too much, first you need to realize that this essential is not a vitamin at all. By definition, a vitamin......

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Five Actions You Must Take Now for Healthy Eating Success

Janice Stanger, PhD | January 9, 2011 | Lifestyle

Read More: diet, learning, stages of change, whole foods

Change is a learning process, not unlike mastering reading. You may remember developing your own reading skills, or maybe you've watched a child enjoy their increasing proficiency as they moved from one grade to another. Generally, the student starts......

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Twelve Ways Smoking and Animal Foods Are Alike

Janice Stanger, PhD | December 26, 2010 | Health

Read More: animal foods, cigarettes, smoking, Surgeon General, whole foods

And Two Important Ways They Are Different The Surgeon General's December 2010 report, How Tobacco Smoke Causes Disease, is a gift for anyone interested in health. Of course, everyone knows that smoking is "bad." This 727 page masterpiece vividly describes......

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10 Reasons to Eat More Cranberries

Janice Stanger, PhD | November 21, 2010 | Health

Read More: cranberries, phytochemicals, plant-based nutrition, whole foods

This Colorful Fruit Has Unique Health Benefits Cranberries are a holiday season tradition. Their tart taste, dark red hue, and versatility underlie their popularity. Americans are consuming more cranberries, with 40,000 acres devoted to this crop. Farmers grow cranberries in......

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Not-Recipes for Not-Meals

Janice Stanger, PhD | November 7, 2010 | Food

Read More: convenience, cooking, recipes, whole foods

Cooking from scratch with fresh ingredients is the gold standard for healthy plant-based eating. Tips to make cooking more enjoyable simplify this process. But some nights even the most undemanding recipes are out-of-reach. You are running late at work and......

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Why Apples Really Are Your Best Medicine

Janice Stanger, PhD | October 10, 2010 | Food

Read More: antioxidants, apples, phytochemicals, whole foods

Nutrition and Health Thrive with An Apple a Day So many nutrition myths are untrue, even downright harmful. Yet the saying "an apple a day keeps the doctor away" has important clues to staying healthy and thin. This popular fruit......

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Organic Fruits and Veggies Take Over the World

Janice Stanger, PhD | September 11, 2010 | Food

Read More: farmers, organic food, sustainability, whole foods

Where Does All That Great Organic Food Come From? Natural food stores, co-ops, and even supermarkets and many restaurants overflow with organic produce. These extraordinary whole foods, including fruits, vegetables, potatoes, beans, whole grains, herbs, spices, nuts, and seeds, make......

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Plants are Nutrient Factories

Janice Stanger, PhD | August 22, 2010 | Health

Read More: antioxidants, carotenoids, phytochemicals, plant-based diet, Vitamin A, whole foods

Animals Are Nutrient Consumers Plants are the base of earth's food chain, using solar energy to fuel nutrient manufacture. These green factories effortlessly put together the complex carbohydrates, fats, proteins, vitamins, and phytochemicals that animals need to survive and thrive.......

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Inner Peace: A Simple Choice

Janice Stanger, PhD | August 14, 2010 | Animals

Read More: Animal Acres, inner peace, plant-based nutrition, whole foods

Sanctuary Animals Give an Invaluable Gift The early morning was cool as my daughter Angela, our friends Teagen, Rose, and Rachel, and I set out for the 164 mile drive to Animal Acres. I had long wanted to visit this......

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Eat More, Wrinkle Less

Janice Stanger, PhD | August 1, 2010 | Health, Lifestyle

Read More: antioxidants, skin, whole foods, wrinkle

Your skin, your largest and heaviest organ, mirrors the health of your body. Your 20 pounds or more of skin protect you, regulate body temperature, make essential chemicals, and allow you to feel touch, temperature, and pressure. The complexity......

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Weight Loss - Success At Last

Janice Stanger, PhD | July 15, 2010 | Health

Read More: weight loss, whole food plant-based diet, whole foods, whole grain

Why Whole Foods Are the Key to Keeping Pounds Off                   The obesity epidemic in the US remains a puzzle to researchers and policymakers. A widely publicized report issued in June 2010 concluded obesity "threatens America's future." Both the health and......

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Twelve Ways to Make Cooking Fun and Easy

Janice Stanger, PhD | May 31, 2010 | Food

Read More: Cooking, recipes, restaurants, whole foods

Whip Up Health and Weight Loss Success in Minutes Imagine if someone actually paid you to be healthy. Sent you a handful of dollar bills every morning to have fun. That's what cooking your own food is like. Compared to......

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The Greatness of Greens

Julieanna Hever, MS, RD | February 23, 2010 | Food, Health, Video

Read More: dandelion greens, disease prevention, dr caldwell esselstyn, eye health, greatness of greens, leafy greens, minerals, nutrient dense, phytochemicals, Plant-Based Dietitian, plant-based nutrition, spinach, vegetables, vitamins, whole foods

If I were stuck on an island that was beautiful and peaceful; filled with my friends and family; abundant with new books to read, movies to watch, beaches for walking and playing; but I had to choose only one......