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  • Diabetics Should Take Their Pulses
    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.
  • Preventing Liver Cancer with Coffee
    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.
  • Alzheimer’s Disease: Grain Brain or Meathead?
    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.
  • Fish and Diabetes
    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.
  • Cancer Risk From French Fries
    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...
  • California Children Are Contaminated
    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...
  • Dietary Sources of Alkylphenol Endocrine Disruptors
    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.
  • How Much Exercise to Sustain Weight Loss?
    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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