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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 23, 2013
Heterocyclic Amines in Eggs, Cheese, and Creatine?
Even vegetarians could potentially be exposed to the carcinogens typically formed by cooking meat through eggs, cheese, creatine sports supplements, and cigarette smoke.
November 7, 2012
Lowering Dietary Antibiotic Intake
What a few days eating vegetarian can do to the level of antibiotics and phthalates flowing through one's body.
November 1, 2012
Food Sources of Perfluorochemicals
Where do DDT, hexochlorobenzene, PCBs, and perfluorochemicals (linked to thyroid disease) concentrate in the food supply?
August 8, 2012
Black Versus English Walnuts
A dramatic difference exists between the anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effects of black walnuts versus English walnuts.
August 6, 2012
The Best Way to Boost Serotonin
The secret to naturally boosting serotonin levels in the brain may include eating foods such as pumpkin seeds with a high tryptophan to total protein ratio. This may help explain why studies show..
August 3, 2012
A Better Way to Boost Serotonin
Contrary to popular belief, the consumption of animal foods may actually decrease tryptophan levels in the brain. Carbohydrates, on the other hand, can boost transport across the blood-brain barrier,..
July 26, 2012
Uprooting the Leading Causes of Death
Death in America is largely a foodborne illness. Focusing on studies published just over the last year in peer-reviewed scientific medical journals, Dr. Greger offers practical advice on how best to..
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