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July 23, 2014
Diabetics Should Take Their Pulses
There is a reason that professional diabetes associations recommend bean, chickpea, split pea, and lentil consumption as a means of optimizing diabetes control.
July 14, 2014
Preventing Liver Cancer with Coffee
Based on studies linking coffee consumption with lower liver cancer risk, coffee is put to the test to see if it can help reduce liver damage in those with hepatitis C.
July 2, 2014
Alzheimer’s Disease: Grain Brain or Meathead?
Grain consumption appears strongly protective against Alzheimer’s disease, whereas animal fat intake has been linked to dementia risk.
May 2, 2014
Fish and Diabetes
The relationship between fish consumption and diabetes risk may be due to toxic pollutants that build up in the aquatic food chain.
April 30, 2014
Cancer Risk From French Fries
The association between cancer and the consumption of deep-fried foods may be due to carcinogens formed at high temperatures in animal foods (heterocyclic amines and polycyclic hydrocarbons) and...
April 9, 2014
California Children Are Contaminated
The levels of arsenic, banned pesticides, and dioxins exceeded cancer benchmarks in each of the 364 children tested. Which foods were the primary sources of toxic pollutants for preschoolers and...
March 7, 2014
Dietary Sources of Alkylphenol Endocrine Disruptors
Foods of animal origin (especially fish) appear to be the most important source of human exposure to industrial pollutants such as alkylphenol xenoestrogens.
February 14, 2014
How Much Exercise to Sustain Weight Loss?
What role has inactivity played in the obesity epidemic and how much should we be exercising?
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