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February 21, 2012
Hearts Shouldn’t Skip a Beet
The nitrate in vegetables, which the body can turn into the vasodilator nitric oxide, may help explain the role dark green leafy vegetables play in the prevention and treatment of hypertension (high..
January 3, 2012
Say No to Drugs by Saying Yes to More Plants
A study of 15,000 American vegetarians suggests their lower chronic disease rates translate into fewer surgeries (including hysterectomies) and medications (including aspirin, sleeping pills,..
December 28, 2011
Advanced glycation end products (AGEs) in our diet are thought to accelerate the aging process.
October 17, 2011
Alkaline Water: a Scam?
Hawkers of "ionizer" water machines (like Kangen) claim healing alkaline water benefits; skeptics call it snake oil. They both may be wrong.
September 14, 2011
Erectile dysfunction may be an early warning sign for heart disease.
September 9, 2010
Cocoa Good; Chocolate Bad
The emerging role of cocoa solids in disease prevention.
August 23, 2010
Blue-Green Algae & Spirulina
The risks associated with these supplements may outweigh the benefits.
January 14, 2010
Eliminating the #1 Cause of Death
How to essentially eliminate the great scourge of the Western world.
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