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June 27, 2014
Dark Chocolate and Artery Function
What do studies not funded by the chocolate industry show about the effect of cocoa on arterial health?
June 6, 2014
Do Vegetarians Get Enough Protein?
Nutritional quality indices show plant-based diets are the healthiest, but do vegetarians and vegans reach the recommended daily intake of protein?
May 19, 2014
Tick Bites, Meat Allergies, and Chronic Urticaria
The rising incidence of tick-bite induced meat allergies may account for cases of previously unexplained (“idiopathic”) persistent hives among children.
May 14, 2014
Eggs and Arterial Function
Even studies funded by the American Egg Board show our arteries benefit from not eating eggs.
May 7, 2014
Pollutants in Salmon and Our Own Fat
Farmed Atlantic salmon, the kind of salmon most commonly found in restaurants and supermarkets, may be the single largest source of toxic dietary pollutants.
May 5, 2014
Diabetes and Dioxins
Industrial pollutants that build up in our own body fat may help explain the link between obesity and diabetes.
April 25, 2014
Cholesterol Feeds Breast Cancer Cells
Cholesterol appears to stimulate the growth of human breast cancer cells, which may explain why phytosterol-rich foods such as pumpkin seeds are associated with reduced breast cancer risk.
April 2, 2014
Blood Type Diet Debunked
A systematic review finds no evidence to support the notion that people should choose diets based on their blood type.
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