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Plant-based diet cuts heart failure risk by over 40 percent
Posted on Tuesday April 23, 2019

New research examines how five major dietary patterns may affect the risk of developing heart failure among people without heart disease.

Replacing red meat with plant protein reduces heart disease risk
Posted on Monday April 22, 2019

A study of data from 36 trials suggests that eating plant-based proteins, such as nuts, instead of red meat may help reduce cardiovascular disease risk.

Vitamin D may help fight colorectal cancer
Posted on Friday April 19, 2019

A recent study concludes that when a person takes vitamin D alongside standard chemotherapy, it might reduce the growth rate of colorectal cancer.

What are the nutritional benefits of peanuts?
Posted on Thursday April 18, 2019

Peanuts are a high-protein, nutrient-rich snack. Raw peanuts and peanut butter are especially good for a person's health. In this article, we look at the nutritional profile and benefits of peanuts.

Breast cancer: Reducing this amino acid could make drugs more effective
Posted on Thursday April 18, 2019

New research in cell cultures and mice reveals a surprising link between the essential amino acid leucine and resistance to tamoxifen in breast cancer.

Are beans good for diabetes?
Posted on Thursday April 18, 2019

Beans are a diabetes superfood. They can help stabilize blood sugar and reduce the risk of disease. Beans also provide protein, fiber, and vitamins. Learn more here.

What are the benefits of eating Brazil nuts?
Posted on Thursday April 18, 2019

Brazil nuts are full of healthful nutrients and provide a wide range of health benefits. However, eating too many Brazil nuts can cause selenium toxicity. Learn more here.

What are the health benefits of raw honey?
Posted on Wednesday April 17, 2019

Raw honey is honey taken straight from the beehive. It may offer more health benefits than regular honey. In this article, we look at what is raw honey, its health benefits, and possible risks.

Can purple corn reduce inflammation, diabetes?
Posted on Wednesday April 17, 2019

Researchers bred a number of new varieties of purple corn and used a mouse cell model to study how these can reduce inflammation and insulin resistance.

Caffeine content of different types of coffee
Posted on Wednesday April 17, 2019

Coffee is probably the most popular source of caffeine. The caffeine content of a cup of coffee can vary considerably depending on the brewing method, the type of bean, and the quantity of coffee grounds that a person uses. Learn how much caffeine different types and brands of coffee contain here.