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July 7, 2014
The Best Way to Cook Sweet Potatoes
How does sweet potato baking compare to boiling and steaming and should we eat the skin?
June 18, 2014
Turmeric Curcumin and Colon Cancer
What role may the spice turmeric play in both the prevention of precancerous polyps and the treatment of colorectal cancer?
April 18, 2014
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...
June 24, 2013
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.
June 7, 2013
Bacterial Vaginosis and Diet
A more plant-based diet may help prevent vaginal infections, one of the most common gynecological problems of young women.
April 3, 2013
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.
June 8, 2012
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.
June 5, 2012
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.
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