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  • Who Determines if Food Additives are Safe?
    Who Determines if Food Additives are Safe?
    The safety of food additives is determined not by the FDA, but by the manufacturers of the chemicals themselves.
  • Is Fish Oil Just Snake Oil?
    Is Fish Oil Just Snake Oil?
    Advice to eat oily fish or take fish oil to lower risk of heart disease, stroke, or mortality is no longer supported by the balance of available evidence.
  • Should We Take a Multivitamin?
    Should We Take a Multivitamin?
    What does the best available science say about the role multivitamins may play in heart disease, cancer, and longevity?
  • Convincing Doctors to Embrace Lifestyle Medicine
    Convincing Doctors to Embrace Lifestyle Medicine
    An editorial by the Director of Yale's Prevention Research Center on putting a face on the tragedy of millions suffering and dying from chronic diseases that could be prevented, treated, and reversed...
  • Dr. Burkitt’s F-Word Diet
    Dr. Burkitt’s F-Word Diet
    The famous surgeon Denis Burkitt suggests an explanation for why many of our most common and deadliest diseases were rare or even nonexistent in populations eating plant-based diets.
  • Boosting the Bioavailability of Curcumin
    Boosting the Bioavailability of Curcumin
    Dietary strategies, including the use of black pepper (piperine), can boost blood levels of curcumin from the spice turmeric by up to 2,000%.
  • Which Spices Fight Inflammation?
    Which Spices Fight Inflammation?
    An elegant experiment is described in which the blood of those eating different types of spices such as cloves, ginger, rosemary, and turmeric is tested for anti-inflammatory capacity.
  • Dietary Prevention of Age-Related Macular Degeneration
    Dietary Prevention of Age-Related Macular Degeneration
    Yellow plant pigments such as lutein and zeaxanthin build up in the back of our eyes to protect our retinas against age-related macular degeneration. Levels of these eyesight–saving nutrients in...
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