Friday, September 29, 2017

Are Lectins Good or Bad for You?

Dr. Michael Greger posted a video to explain why those who eat more beans and whole grans have less cancer. Click here to watch.

Friday, September 1, 2017

Optimal Bowel Movement Frequency

Hippocrates thought bowel movements should ideally be two or three times a day, which is what we see in populations on traditional plant-based diets. These traditional diets have the kind of fiber intakes we see in our fellow Great Apes and may be more representative of the type of diets we evolved eating for millions of years. It seems somewhat optimistic, though, to expect the average American to adopt a rural African diet. We can, however, eat more plant-based and bulk up enough to take the Hippocratic oath to go two or three times a day. Click here to read the full article.