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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...
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?
July 31, 2013
Is Carrageenan Safe?
Carrageenan is a food additive used as a thickener and fat substitute in a variety of dairy and nondairy products. Concerns about potential intestinal tract damage are placed in the context of...
March 28, 2012
Breast Cancer Survival and Trans Fat
Breast cancer survivors may reduce their chances of survival if they eat too much trans fat, found primarily in the American diet in junk food and animal products.
October 26, 2009
Salt OK if Blood Pressure is OK?
If your blood pressure is normal is there any reason to avoid sodium?
September 17, 2008
Acrylamide in French Fries
Human studies on whether acrylamide in baked and fried carbohydrates may be carcinogenic.
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