Nutritional Research

To Nuke Or Not To Nuke Your Food: Is Microwaving Bad For You.

I clearly remember the first time my parents brought home our very first microwave. It felt like that tiny box could do almost anything from boiling an egg to cooking a full meal, all in just a few minutes. For the moms of the world this turned out to be blessing in disguise, giving them …

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When Star Athletes Promote Junk Food.

  When Michele Obama had signed on Beyoncé and Shaquille O’Neal for Let’s Move! campaign, it managed to raise few eyebrows in the world of nutritional research and pediatrics, as they both endorse sodas, which are a major contributor to the obesity epidemic. Now there’s more evidence of how powerful a celebrity — especially a professional …

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Formulate Your Own Personal Nutritional Policy – Forget the Government

For years we have known or have at least had an inkling that the nutritional guidelines that trickle down to us, the consumer, are economically and industrially influenced; meaning, that what we eat is influenced by policies that are not really centered on our health. The 4 Food Groups have been nearly decimated as politically …

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Preventing Breast Cancer is About Doing More than Asking NFL Players to Score Touchdowns in Pink Cleats

nutrientrich.com is a proud Sponsor of the Nutritional Research Foundation, directed by Joel Fuhrman M.D who focuses on conducting clinical research to study diet styles designed for their disease-preventing and disease-reversing properties. In particular, the high-nutrient density diet. This past month, October, was breast cancer awareness month, didn’t you hear? You may have noticed the …

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Do Nuts Make People Fat?

“Ninety percent of the published studies on the matter suggest that nut consumption does not lead to weight gain.”

Nuts are packed with nutrition, yet they are also packed with calories, lots of em’. Even more so than extracted oil, margarine, or butter! We’re talking like 3200 to over 4000 calories per pound depending on the nut. So the nutritional research question is why don’t nuts the make people fat?

Fighting breast cancer with flaxseeds

By Joel Fuhrman M.D.  What are lignans? Plant lignans are one of the four classes of phytoestrogens (isoflavones, lignans, stilbenes, coumestans), phenolic compounds that are structurally similar to the main mammalian estrogen, estradiol.1 Plant lignans are modified by bacteria in the human digestive tract into enteroligans. It is important to recognize the role of healthy …

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