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  • Treating Asthma With Fruits and Vegetables
    Treating Asthma With Fruits and Vegetables
    Increasing fruit and vegetable consumption to seven servings a day appears to cut asthma exacerbation rates in half, whereas restricting consumption to Standard American Diet levels leads to a...
  • Mediating Radiation Exposure From Airline Travel
    Mediating Radiation Exposure From Airline Travel
    Based on studies of atomic bomb survivors, Chernobyl victims, and airline pilots exposed to more cosmic rays at high altitudes, fruits and vegetables may decrease radiation-induced chromosome damage.
  • Bacterial Vaginosis and Diet
    Bacterial Vaginosis and Diet
    A more plant-based diet may help prevent vaginal infections, one of the most common gynecological problems of young women.
  • Fiber vs. Breast Cancer
    Fiber vs. Breast Cancer
    Inadequate fiber intake appears to be a risk factor for breast cancer, which can explain why women eating plant-based diets may be at lower risk.
  • Some Dietary Supplements May Be More Than a Waste of Money
    Some Dietary Supplements May Be More Than a Waste of Money
    People taking dietary supplements may, in some cases, be paying to make themselves sick. This video covers folic acid, beta carotene, and green tea supplements.
  • Pharmacists Versus Health Food Store Employees: Who Gives Better Advice?
    Pharmacists Versus Health Food Store Employees: Who Gives Better Advice?
    The accuracy of medical advice given by staff at natural food stores is compared to that by staff at community pharmacies based on the balance of available scientific evidence.
  • Prevent Glaucoma and See 27 Miles Farther
    Prevent Glaucoma and See 27 Miles Farther
    The risk of glaucoma, the second leading cause of blindness, appears to be dramatically reduced by kale or collard greens consumption, thanks to the phytonutrient pigments lutein and zeaxanthin.
  • Garden Variety Anti-Inflammation
    Garden Variety Anti-Inflammation
    The variety of fruit and vegetable consumption may decrease disease risk, independent of quantity.
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