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Obesity
February 21, 2017

More Polyunsaturated Fat to Shrink Waistlines

While body mass index (BMI) is a useful metric for assessing obesity within populations, it falls short for individual assessment. Specifically, it doesn’t distinguish between lean and fat tissue. Nor…
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Soy Consumption and Breast Cancer Patients: New Study Changes Nothing
CancerWomen’s Health
February 2, 2017

Soy Consumption and Breast Cancer Patients: New Study Changes Nothing

A new rat study from Georgetown University provides intriguing findings regarding the effects of genistein on the efficacy of the breast cancer drug tamoxifen.  But for breast cancer patients, this…
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CancerNutrition
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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Obesity
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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