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  • Canned Beans or Cooked Beans?
    Canned Beans or Cooked Beans?
    Canned beans are convenient, but are they as nutritious as home cooked? And if we do used canned, should we drain them or not?
  • Eggs and Cholesterol: Patently False and Misleading Claims
    Eggs and Cholesterol: Patently False and Misleading Claims
    Egg industry claims about egg safety found to be patently false, misleading, and deceptive by the U.S. Court of Appeals.
  • Is Peanut Butter Good for You?
    Is Peanut Butter Good for You?
    An update on the healthfulness of nut consumption and whether the cardiovascular benefits extend to peanut butter.
  • Should Probiotics Be Taken Before, During, or After Meals?
    Should Probiotics Be Taken Before, During, or After Meals?
    Proper timing of probiotic supplements may improve their survival.
  • Testing Your Diet with Pee & Purple Cabbage
    Testing Your Diet with Pee & Purple Cabbage
    Plant-based diets tend to be alkaline-forming. This may help protect muscle mass and reduce the risk of gout and kidney stones. The pH of one's urine can be estimated with natural pigments using...
  • Which Spices Fight Inflammation?
    Which Spices Fight Inflammation?
    An elegant experiment is described in which the blood of those eating different types of spices such as cloves, ginger, rosemary, and turmeric is tested for anti-inflammatory capacity.
  • Prostate Cancer and Organic Milk vs. Almond Milk
    Prostate Cancer and Organic Milk vs. Almond Milk
    Does the hormonal stimulation of human prostate cancer cells by cow milk in a petri dish translate out clinically in studies of human populations?
  • IGF-1 as One-Stop Cancer Shop
    IGF-1 as One-Stop Cancer Shop
    Insulin-like growth factor (IGF-1) is a natural human growth hormone instrumental in normal growth during childhood, but in adulthood can promote abnormal growth—the proliferation, spread...
  • Eggs and Diabetes
    Eggs and Diabetes
    Even just a single egg a week may increase the risk of diabetes, the leading cause of lower-limb amputations, kidney failure, and new cases of blindness.
  • Survival of the Firmest: Erectile Dysfunction and Death
    Survival of the Firmest: Erectile Dysfunction and Death
    Because penile arteries are only about half the size of the coronary arteries in the heart, erectile dysfunction can be a powerful predictor of cardiac events such as sudden death.
  • Is Carrageenan Safe?
    Is Carrageenan Safe?
    Carrageenan is a food additive used as a thickener and fat substitute in a variety of dairy and nondairy products. Concerns about potential intestinal tract damage are placed in the context of...
  • The Best Detox
    The Best Detox
    The most powerful natural inducer of our liver's detoxifying enzyme system is sulforaphane, a phytonutrient produced by broccoli.
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