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March 13, 2013
Dried Apples, Dates, Figs or Prunes for Cholesterol?
A comparison of the cholesterol-lowering potential of four dried fruit—apples, dates, figs, and plums.
March 11, 2013
Eggs vs. Cigarettes in Atherosclerosis
A similar exponential increase in carotid artery plaque buildup was found for smokers and egg eaters.
February 25, 2013
Protein, Puberty, and Pollutants
The early onset of puberty in girls associated with animal protein consumption may be due to endocrine disrupting chemical pollutants in the meat supply.
February 18, 2013
Are Cats or Dogs More Protective For Children’s Health?
Sharing one's home with a cat or dog may decrease the risk of infectious diseases in children, including ear infections, respiratory illnesses, and gastroenteritis.
February 11, 2013
Does Coconut Oil Clog Arteries?
Sellers of coconut oil use a beef industry tactic to downplay the risks associated with the saturated fat in their products.
February 4, 2013
Plant-Based Diets: Oral Health
Plant-based diets may help protect against oral cancer and periodontal (gum) disease, a leading cause of tooth loss.
January 4, 2013
Flesh and Fructose
Meat and sugar increase uric acid levels, which are associated with increased risk of gout, hypertension (high blood pressure), obesity, prediabetes, diabetes, kidney disease and cardiovascular..
January 2, 2013
Miocene Meteorites and Uric Acid
Human beings lost the ability to detoxify uric acid millions of years ago. What implications does this have for our health today?
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