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  • Anti-inflammatory Life is a Bowl of Cherries
    Anti-inflammatory Life is a Bowl of Cherries
    Sweet red bing cherries may act as a selective COX-2 inhibitor, reducing inflammation without the damage to our stomach and gut lining caused by NSAID drugs like ibuprofen.
  • Caloric Restriction vs. Animal Protein Restriction
    Caloric Restriction vs. Animal Protein Restriction
    The lifespan extension associated with dietary restriction may be due less to a reduction in calories, and more to a reduction in animal protein (particularly the amino acid leucine, which may...
  • Why Do We Age?
    Why Do We Age?
    A bacteria discovered on Easter Island may hold the key to the proverbial fountain of youth by producing rapamycin, which inhibits the engine-of-aging enzyme TOR.
  • Miocene Meteorites and Uric Acid
    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?
  • Breast Cancer vs. Mushrooms
    Breast Cancer vs. Mushrooms
    Researchers pit plain white mushrooms against breast cancer cells in vitro to measure aromatase activity and estimate how many mushrooms women may want to strive to include in their daily diet.
  • Sometimes the Enzyme Myth Is True
    Sometimes the Enzyme Myth Is True
    There are a few examples of plant enzymes having physiologically relevant impacts on the human diet, and the formation of sulforaphane in broccoli is one of them.
  • The Best Detox
    The Best Detox
    The most powerful natural inducer of our liver's detoxifying enzyme system is sulforaphane, a phytonutrient produced by broccoli.
  • DNA Protection from Broccoli
    DNA Protection from Broccoli
    Eating broccoli appears to make DNA more resistant to damage.
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