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Vegan Diets Protect Against Prostate Cancer

A vegetarian diet lowers your risk for prostate cancer, according to a study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition (November, 2015). Researchers compared several dietary patterns and cancer incidence rates for 26,346 participants from the Adventist Health Study-2. 145 more words

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Persimmon Pear Salad

Persimmons contain at least 20% of the daily value of vitamin C. These thin skinned fruits are an easy choice for salads and out-of-hand eating. 95 more words


The Endless Pendulum Swing of Fat is Good, Fat is Bad Continues

“Is a diet rich in saturated fat  a health risk or not?” (Johnson, 2016, p.18).

A dog whistle question to get researchers/scientists, food commentators and self-styled experts hot under the collar. 1,343 more words

Food & Nutrition

Ultimate Guide to Fats

Introduction To Dietary Fats

Read this for a quick introduction to dietary fats.

Saturated Fats

Are Saturated fats as dangerous as commonly thought? Can they be included comfortably in a diet? 230 more words


Date-Oatmeal Stuffed Apples

Dates: Rich and sweet, they are a good source of fiber, magnesium, potassium, and health-promoting polyphenols.

Mix 1/2 cup cooked cold oatmeal; 1/4 cup toasted chopped hazelnuts; 5 chopped, pitted dates; 1 tablespoon maple syrup; 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg; and a pinch of salt. 118 more words

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The Perfect Boiled Egg

Is not boiled. It’s steamed, actually.

Plenty of egg yolks make you healthy and happy. But only if they’re done right. Overcook them, to where they get dried and powdery, and you get the opposite. 347 more words


Introduction to Dietary Fats

Note: This article is more about technical basics than advice.  Read if you want to understand more about the underlying science.

One of the most confusing aspects of modern nutrition is fat.  722 more words