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Carbohydrates vs. protein


Since weighs in on the debate.

Now that most Americans are finally catching on that a diet rich in plant foods is health and waistline protective... .

Now that we're waking up to the fact that excess fat and protein in the diet puts extra pounds on the hips and a strain on the wallet from more visits to the doctor... .

Now that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has finally jettisoned the Basic Four Food Groups in favor of the Food Guide Pyramid reflecting the new nutritional wisdom... .

Now that we've come this far... . Obviously, its time for a change!



The article discusses the findings of the OmniHeart Trial which tested three variations of vegetable-and-fruit-rich diet for people who had pre-hypertension or hypertension. The three diets were ...

Glycemic Carbohydrates Consumed with Amino Acids or Protein Right after Exercise Enhance Muscle Formation


This review shows the importance of high-glycemic carbohydrates consumed together with protein in enhancing the exercise-induced muscle formation relative to timing of intake. Insulin, which incr...

Lower your cholesterol


The article focuses on the importance of optimizing cholesterol levels in order to live well beyond 60. It notes several rules to maintain healthy cholesterol level that include savoring each foo...

Effects of Commonly Consumed Fruit Juices and Carbohydrates on Redox Status and Anticancer Biomarkers in Female Rats


Administration of apple juice, black currant juice, or a 1:1 combination of the two juices significantly decreased the level of the lipid peroxidation biomarker malondialdehyde in plasma of femal...

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