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Was Popeye right?

By |2018-03-07T21:25:27-05:00October 11th, 2015|Adjusting Your Diet|

A dish with greens. Photo by Susan Waxman Though spinach contains many important and valuable nutrients, this leafy green does not share the same overall benefits as many other leafy greens. Two of the most popular leafy greens, spinach and Swiss chard, also contain higher concentrations of oxalic acid, which may interfere with [...]

Why Do Some Vegans Fracture Their Hips?

By |2018-03-07T21:25:28-05:00June 13th, 2015|Adjusting Your Diet, Articles and Research, diet and health|

A calcium-rich plant-based meal using a variety of cooking techniques and ingredients. Photo by Susan Waxman It has been my observation that recently more and more vegans have been having bone problems including hip fractures and replacements. In the past, hip fractures were considered to be a sign of old age and impending [...]