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November 6, 2012
The Wrong Way to Detox
The reason birth order is a predictor of pollutant levels in the bodies of children is that women can pass along as much as half of their PCB burden to their fetus during pregnancy.
October 31, 2012
How Fast Can Children Detoxify from PCBs?
Based on the half-life of industrial pollutants children may be exposed to in the womb or at the breast, how many years does it take for them to detoxify their bodies (assuming they're brought up on...
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.
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