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October 16, 2012
Eating Green to Prevent Cancer
Chlorophyll, the most ubiquitous plant pigment in the world, may protect our DNA against mutation by intercepting carcinogens.
March 30, 2012
Flax and Fecal Flora
The trillions of good bacteria in our gut can be thought of as an additional organ, metabolizing, detoxifying, and activating many crucial components of our diet. The formation of lignans from...
March 19, 2012
The Best Detox
The most powerful natural inducer of our liver's detoxifying enzyme system is sulforaphane, a phytonutrient produced by broccoli.
March 9, 2012
DNA Protection from Broccoli
Eating broccoli appears to make DNA more resistant to damage.
October 10, 2011
Are Avocados Bad for You?
The insecticide and fungicide compound found naturally in avocadoes (persin) may damage the DNA of normal cells as well as cancer cells.
December 1, 2010
Is Distilled Fish Oil Toxin-Free?
Researchers test molecularly distilled fish oil supplements for industrial pollutants.
December 3, 2009
Maternal Mercury Levels
The resulting loss of child intelligence linked to maternal fish consumption is estimated to cost billions in lost productivity.
November 13, 2009
Carcinogens in Roasted Chicken?
Our bodies are less efficient at detoxifying heterocyclic amines—carcinogens formed from cooked muscle tissue—than once believed.
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