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Replace Dairy Fat with
January 27, 2017

Replace Dairy Fat with PUFA to Reduce CVD Risk

Looking for protection against heart disease? One way would be to replace dairy fat with polyunsaturated fat (PUFA). Dairy fat may not be as harmful as it has typically been…
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Men’s Health
January 24, 2017

Soy and Sperm Production: Sensational Story Lacks Science

Can eating tofu ruin your chances of becoming a father? A recent headline in the Daily Mail and other publications says it will. But the science behind these big headlines…
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January 12, 2017

Research Sheds Light on Fat and Inflammation

Fat is back. Not that it ever really went away. Even when very low-fat diets were all the rage, experts recognized that certain fats were more harmful than others and…
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NutritionSoy Protein
January 6, 2017

Even Distribution of Daily Protein Intake a Key to Good Health

When it comes to plant-based diets, both the amount and type of protein consumed matters. Soybeans score high on both metrics: they provide more protein and better quality protein than…
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ObesitySoy Oil Corner
January 2, 2017

Linoleic acid not to blame for the obesity epidemic

In a recent review in the journal Open Heart, the official journal of the British Cardiovascular Society, researchers suggested that increased intake of the omega-6 polyunsaturated fat over the past…
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Primary Prevention of Heart Disease: Diet or Drugs?
Heart Health
December 28, 2016

Primary Prevention of Heart Disease: Diet or Drugs?

Should statins be added to drinking water like fluoride?  Given the prevalence of heart disease, some experts have noted – mostly tongue in cheek – that Americans might benefit from…
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Evaluating Nutrition in Plant Milks
December 14, 2016

Evaluating Nutrition in Plant Milks

Which plant milk—soy, almond, cashew or coconut—is most nutritious? According to a recent  article in the New York Times, it’s none of the above. Instead, in what sounded like an…
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Women’s Health
September 1, 2016

Isoflavones Deserve More Attention for Their Effects on Hot Flashes

There is good reason to encourage clinicians to recommend isoflavones for women who experience hot flashes and wish to avoid hormone therapy, despite the limitations of research, as noted below.…
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