- August 31st, 2014
Researchers of the nonprofit Physicians Committee recently released six guidelines for cancer prevention, promoting a plant-based diet to provide an antioxidant boost and maintain a healthy weight. Here’s what their study recommends.
What: Skip the dairy aisle
Why: To reduce the risk of prostate cancer
- December 1st, 2008
If you and your partner are having trouble conceiving, a soy-rich diet may be partially to blame. A small study from the Harvard School of Public Health found that men who ate roughly half a serving of soy food a day (about 1 cup of soy milk or one serving of tofu every other day) had significantly lower sperm concentrations than men who didn’t eat soy.
By Nora Simmons
- July 1st, 2007Unfeatured
1/2 cup low-fat, calcium-enriched vanilla soy milk
1/2 cup non-fat plain or vanilla yogurt
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3/4 cup canned prunes (or dried prunes soaked for 20 minutes in warm water then drained)
1 large sliced frozen banana
1 scoop vanilla-flavored soy protein powder
1 tablespoon agave nectar (if desired)
Garnish: several banana slices on the rim of each glass
* To freeze the banana, peel and slice, place in a plastic bag, and freeze overnight.
Blend together in blender. Enjoy!
Nutrition information per serving: Calories 310; Protein 12.2 g; Carbohydrates 67 g; Total Fat 0.8 g; Saturated Fat 0.1 g; Cholesterol 2.5 mg; Sodium 148 mg; Fiber 5.6 g