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April 16, 2014
Preventing Asthma With Fruits and Vegetables
A study involving more than a million kids suggests the striking worldwide variation in childhood rates of allergies, asthma, and eczema is related to diet.
July 6, 2012
Dead Meat Bacteria Endotoxemia
The high bacteria load in raw or cooked animal foods and fermented foods may trigger an endotoxemic surge of inflammation that may be exacerbated by the presence of saturated animal fat.
July 5, 2012
The Exogenous Endotoxin Theory
The endotoxemia (bacterial toxins in the bloodstream) that follows a meal of animal products and results in inflammation and stiffened arteries may come from the food itself rather than from one's...
May 4, 2012
Cheese Mites and Maggots
Cheese manufacturers use spider-like insects and fly larvae to impart particular flavors and aromas to certain cheeses.
March 1, 2012
Carcinogens in the Smell of Frying Bacon
Frying bacon outdoors decreases the concentration of airborne nitrosamine carcinogens.
January 5, 2012
Biogenic amines such as spermine, cadaverine, and putrescine are chemical compounds of decay that may have adverse health effects. Which foods are most contaminated: beer, blue cheese, feta cheese,...
December 17, 2010
Is Kombucha Tea Good For You?
Case reports of people ending up in a coma after drinking kombucha tea.
December 16, 2010
Is Kimchi Good For You?
Epidemiological evidence that kim chi consumption may significantly increase cancer risk.
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