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May 14, 2012
The Acne-Promoting Effects of Milk
Dairy is considered a major cause of the acne epidemic and other more serious chronic diseases in the Western world due to the "abuse" of the mammalian postnatal signaling system by widespread cow...
May 7, 2012
Cow’s Milk-Induced Infant Apnea
The opiate-like effects of the casomorphin in cow's milk may have a depressive effect on the respiratory center of infants and lead to "milk apnea," in which babies temporarily stop breathing and are...
March 5, 2012
So Should We Drink Beet Juice or Not?
In the context of a healthy plant-based diet, the nitrates in vegetables can safely be converted into nitric oxide, which can boost athletic performance and may help prevent heart disease.
February 7, 2012
Cheapest Source of Vitamin B12
Vitamin B12 (cobalamin) supplementation can cost as little as $2 a year.
December 6, 2011
Evolutionary Argument for Optimal Vitamin D Level
Should the vitamin D levels found in lifeguards be considered the norm for our species given the fact that we evolved running around naked all day in equatorial Africa?
October 3, 2011
Chicken, Eggs, and Inflammation
Chicken and eggs are the top sources of arachidonic acid in the diet, an omega 6 fatty acid involved in our body's inflammatory response.
September 15, 2011
Chicken Consumption and the Feminization of Male Genitalia
Eating chicken during pregnancy may affect the size and development of one's son's penis due to phthalate contamination of the meat.
September 14, 2011
Erectile dysfunction may be an early warning sign for heart disease.
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