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How can you believe in any scientific study?

How can you believe in any scientific study?

How can we believe in any study? It seems they can always refute each other.

Does dairy leach calcium from the bones?

Does dairy leach calcium from the bones?

I thought dairy leaches calcium from the bones from its acidity?

Are the nutrients from blended vegetables absorbed better than raw vegetables?

Are the nutrients from blended vegetables absorbed better than raw vegetables?

In regards to raw food nutrient absorption – Have there been any studies performed on blended raw vegetables versus raw vegetables (in their natural form) nutrient absorption. I’m advised that...

What about the pollutants like phthalates in plant foods?

What about the pollutants like phthalates in plant foods?

in the Colacino study it says, “Vegetable consumption was also significantly associated with MEP levels, which was one of the strongest effects measured.” I don’t mean to detract from your...

Can hot peppers (capsaicin) cause cancer?

Can hot peppers (capsaicin) cause cancer?

In some instances I’ve read about deleterious results (gastric and skin cancers) from capsaicin and hot peppers. See, for example this research:...

Is cabbage effective against breast cancer?

Is cabbage effective against breast cancer?

I have read that new research says cabbage can be good against certain cancers but I don’t remember if breast cancer is one. Both of my grandmothers had breast cancer so I am VERY interested in...

Is thermography better than mammograms for early breast cancer detection?

Is thermography better than mammograms for early breast cancer detection?

Thermography is the new early detection method. Check it out.

Does “organic” chicken contain less arsenic?

Does “organic” chicken contain less arsenic?

Does “organic” chicken contain less arsenic?

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