Plant-Based Diets and Cellular Stress Defenses

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Subscribe for free to Dr. Gregers videos at bit.ly Donate at bit.ly DESCRIPTION: Measuring the effects of a plant-based diet on the expression of hundreds of different genes at a time, a research group found that an antioxidant rich portfolio of plant foods such as berries, pomegranates, purple grapes, red cabbage, oregano, and walnuts was able to significantly modify the regulation of genes in the blood of volunteers. This is the final video of a three-part series about the latest discoveries on kiwi fruit. See also Tuesdays NutritionFacts.org video-of-the-day (nutritionfacts.org and yesterdayss video-of-the-day (nutritionfacts.org The results of this follow-up study support the previous work on the importance of dietary diversity that I profiled in Apples and Oranges (nutritionfacts.org and Garden Variety Anti-Inflammation (nutritionfacts.org The study of thousands of foods I mention is referring to Antioxidant Content of 3139 Foods (nutritionfacts.org and Antioxidant Power of Plant Foods Versus Animal Foods (nutritionfacts.org Note this study is measuring so-called "epigenetic" changes, meaning differential gene expression. Just because we have a certain set of genes doesnt mean you cant turn them on and off with changes in your diet. See Mitochondrial Theory of Aging (nutritionfacts.org and Convergence of Evidence (nutritionfacts.org and the other thousand plus nutrition and health topics I address at nutritionfacts.org Have a question for Dr. Greger about this <b>…<b>

 


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