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Think protein is the macronutrient that satisfies best? Think again. Scott shares peer-reviewed scientific research that says differently.
“Evidence suggests that for most of history [humans] consumed more indigestible plant material, such as grasses, sedges and tubers, than is present in a typical western-style diet (>100 g per day dietary fibre compared with <15 g per day in the average modern-day diet)…” – International Journal of Obesity
Lin HV, et al. “Butyrate and propionate protect against diet-induced obesity and regulate gut hormones via free fatty acid receptor 3-independent mechanisms.” Public Library of Science PLosOne. 2012;7(4):e35240.
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Dietary fiber appears to be the star of the show when it comes to reducing risk of breast cancer. Scott cites scholarly articles from reputable scientific journals that emphasize the importance of whole food fiber, and soy.
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Vertanen et al. (2018). “Intake of Different Dietary Proteins and Risk of Heart Failure in Men.” The Kuopio Ischaemic Heart Disease Risk Factor Study. Circulation: Heart Failure. Vol 11, Issue 6.
Li Q, et al. (2013). “Dietary fiber intake and risk of breast cancer by menopausal and estrogen receptor status.” European Journal of Nutrition. 51(1):217-23.
Dong, Jia-Yi, et al. (2011). “Dietary fiber intake and risk of breast cancer: a meta-analysis of prospective cohort studies.” The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Volume 94, Issue 3, pp 900–905.
Clemens, R, et al. (2012). “Filling America’s fiber intake gap: summary of a roundtable to probe realistic solutions with a focus on grain-based foods.” Journal of Nutrition, 142(7)
Lee, SA, et al. (2009). “Adolescent and adult soy food intake and breast cancer risk: results from the Shanghai Women’s Health Study.” American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Jun;89(6).
Wu, AH, et al. (2000). “Effects of soy foods on ovarian function in premenopausal women.” British Journal of Cancer, Jun;82(11).
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