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Prunes for Osteoporosis

“Prunes for Osteoporosis” We are in an epidemic of osteoporosis. 10 million Americans have it and one in three older women will get it. We urgently need public health strategies to maintain bone health and prevent osteoporosis. Might fruits and vegetables be the unexpected natural answer to the question of osteoporosis prevention? Evidence from a…


Bahay Kubo Animated 2018 (Awiting Pambata) | Tagalog Folk Song

(Music) ♪ Nipa hut ♪ ♪ though it is small ♪ ♪ The plants there ♪ ♪ are varied ♪ ♪ Jicama and eggplant ♪ ♪ Winged beans and peanut ♪ ♪ String beans, lablab beans, lima beans ♪ ♪ Winter melon, loofah ♪ ♪ Bottle gourd and squash ♪ ♪ And there is also…


#1 Anticancer Vegetable

“#1 Anticancer Vegetable” That doesn’t mean some veggies aren’t better than others. Some of these vegetables target multiple cancers at the same time. So, using this groundbreaking new data, let’s play “Which is healthier?” Imagine you’re standing in line at one of those custom made-to-order salad places, where you get to choose your lettuce, choose…


Beans, Beans, They’re Good For Your Heart

“Beans, Beans, They’re Good For Your Heart” I’ve talked previously about the anti-diabetic and anti-obesity effects of various phytochemiclas in beans, but there are protective effects on the cardiovascular system as well. Plant-specific compounds can have a remarkable impact on the health care system and may provide therapeutic health benefits, including the prevention and/or treatment…


Benefits of Lentils and Chickpeas

[Music] if you compared the total antioxidant content of ten different legumes which do you think would come out on top pinto beans lima beans red kidney beans black kidney beans for which I think they just mean black beans navy beans small red beans black-eyed peas mung beans lentils versus chickpeas who can guess…


Canned Beans or Cooked Beans?

“Canned Beans or Cooked Beans?” Canned beans are convenient, but are they as nutritious as home cooked? And if you do used canned, should you drain them or not? This recent study, spilled the beans. The federal government recommends about a half a cup a day, counting them as both a protein and a vegetable,…


Carnitine, Choline, Cancer and Cholesterol: The TMAO Connection

“Carnitine, Choline, Cancer and Cholesterol: The TMAO Connection” Earlier this month, a research team at the Cleveland Clinic offered a novel explanation as to why meat intake may be related to mortality. “Numerous studies have suggested a decrease in atherosclerotic disease risk — heart disease our #1 killer –” “in vegan and vegetarian individuals compared…


How to Reach the Antioxidant RDA

[Music] to get up to our daily minimum of eight to eleven thousand antioxidant units a day all we have to do is eat lots of fruits and vegetables right well let’s see let’s say I ate a whole banana for breakfast in addition to whatever else I ate lunch include the typical American salad…


Eating More to Weigh Less

“Eating More to Weigh Less” What happens if you have people add fruit to their regular diet? Three apples or three pears a day as snacks between meals on top of whatever else they were eating. Fruit is low in calories, but not zero, so if you add food to people’s diets, even healthy foods…


Vinegar Mechanisms and Side Effects

“Vinegar Mechanisms and Side Effects” As I note in my chapter on greens in my book, “How Not to Die”, vinegar may be one condiment that’s actually good for you, though mustard could be another. Randomized controlled trials involving both diabetic and non-diabetic individuals found that adding two little teaspoons of vinegar to a meal…