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  • President’s Cancer Panel Report on Environmental Risk
    President’s Cancer Panel Report on Environmental Risk
    The official National Cancer Institute report on the "unacceptable" burden of cancer stemming from industrial chemical pollutants is strongly worded, but lacks sufficient dietary guidance.
  • Paleolithic Lessons
    Paleolithic Lessons
    An evolutionary argument for a plant-based diet is presented, in contrast to "paleo" fad diets.
  • Tipping Firmicutes to Bacteroidetes
    Tipping Firmicutes to Bacteroidetes
    Certain phytonutrients may tip the balance of healthy gut bacteria in favor of flora associated with improved weight control.
  • A Fine Kettle of Fluoxetine
    A Fine Kettle of Fluoxetine
    Excreted pharmaceutical drugs such as Prozac can end up polluting our waterways and may bioaccumulate in fish flesh.
  • Food Poisoning Bacteria Cross-Contamination
    Food Poisoning Bacteria Cross-Contamination
    The food-poisoning fecal bacteria found in 70% of U.S. retail poultry is destroyed by proper cooking, but contamination of the kitchen environment may place consumers at risk.
  • Chicken Dioxins, Viruses, or Antibiotics?
    Chicken Dioxins, Viruses, or Antibiotics?
    The association between poultry and cancer may be explained by the presence in chickens' and turkeys' flesh of industrial carcinogens such as dioxins, oncogenic (cancer-causing) viruses, and/or the...
  • Flax and Fecal Flora
    Flax and Fecal Flora
    The trillions of good bacteria in our gut can be thought of as an additional organ, metabolizing, detoxifying, and activating many crucial components of our diet. The formation of lignans from...
  • Don’t Use Antiseptic Mouthwash
    Don’t Use Antiseptic Mouthwash
    The natural flora on our tongue (lingual bacteria) is essential for the athletic performance-enhancing effect of the nitrates in vegetables such as beetroot.
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