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  • Prevent Cancer From Going on TOR
    Prevent Cancer From Going on TOR
    Suppressing the engine-of-aging enzyme TOR (Target of Rapamycin) by reducing intake of leucine–rich animal products such as milk may reduce cancer risk.
  • How to Reach the Antioxidant “RDA”
    How to Reach the Antioxidant “RDA”
    Even nine servings of fruits and vegetables a day may not reach the minimum recommended intake of antioxidants if one doesn’t make the right choices.
  • Garden Variety Anti-Inflammation
    Garden Variety Anti-Inflammation
    The variety of fruit and vegetable consumption may decrease disease risk, independent of quantity.
  • Anti Up on the Veggies
    Anti Up on the Veggies
    Greens rank highest in chemical antioxidant assays (such as ORAC, TEAC, TRAP, and FRAP), but which vegetables lead the pack when cellular antioxidant activity is measured?
  • #1 Anticancer Vegetable
    #1 Anticancer Vegetable
    There are two superfood classes of vegetables most adept at blocking human cancer cell growth in a petri dish.
  • Fecal Contamination of Sushi
    Fecal Contamination of Sushi
    The proportion of sushi that exceeds the national food standards guidelines for fecal bacteria levels.