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May 18, 2012
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.
May 16, 2012
Garden Variety Anti-Inflammation
The variety of fruit and vegetable consumption may decrease disease risk, independent of quantity.
February 20, 2012
Pretty in Pee-nk
Beeturia, the passage of pink urine after beetroot consumption, is a reminder that phytonutrients circulate throughout our bloodstream, explaining the connection between "garlic breath" and the use...
December 7, 2011
Is Vitamin D the New Vitamin E?
The Institute of Medicine's conservative position on vitamin D is understandable given the history of hyped vitamin supplements (vitamin A, beta carotene, folic acid, vitamin C, vitamin E) that...
September 13, 2011
Produce, Not Pills to Increase Physical Attractiveness
Kale works better at boosting antioxidant levels in the skin than synthetic beta carotene, lutein, and mixed carotenoid supplements.
December 29, 2010
Convergence of Evidence
Profile of an editorial published by Dr. Dean Ornish in the American Journal of Cardiology describing the optimal diet and how simple choices can be as powerful as drugs and surgery.
September 13, 2010
Raw Food Nutrient Absorption
There are certain phytonutrients that are absorbed better from cooked foods.
August 21, 2008
Antioxidant Vitamin Supplements
Paying to live a shorter life.
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