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  • Eggs and Choline: Something Fishy
    Eggs and Choline: Something Fishy
    Too much choline, a compound concentrated in eggs and other animal products, can make bodily secretions smell like rotting fish and may increase the risk of heart disease due to conversion in the gut...
  • Which Seaweed is Most Protective Against Breast Cancer?
    Which Seaweed is Most Protective Against Breast Cancer?
    Nori seaweed snacks may favorably alter estrogen metabolism by modulating women's gut flora, resulting in decreased breast cancer risk.
  • Avoiding Chicken To Avoid Bladder Infections
    Avoiding Chicken To Avoid Bladder Infections
    Handling chicken can lead to the colonization of one's colon with antibiotic resistant E. coli that may result in bladder infections in women.
  • Gut Feelings: Probiotics and Mental Health
    Gut Feelings: Probiotics and Mental Health
    We've known our mental state can affect our gut flora, but might our good bacteria be affecting our mental state?
  • Preventing the Common Cold with Probiotics?
    Preventing the Common Cold with Probiotics?
    Though prebiotics may be preferable, probiotics may reduce the risk of upper respiratory tract infections.
  • Preventing and Treating Diarrhea with Probiotics
    Preventing and Treating Diarrhea with Probiotics
    Probiotics may help prevent antibiotic-associated diarrhea and appear to speed recovery from acute gastroenteritis.
  • Carnitine, Choline, Cancer and Cholesterol: The TMAO Connection
    Carnitine, Choline, Cancer and Cholesterol: The TMAO Connection
    Expanding on the subject of my upcoming appearance on The Dr. Oz Show, a landmark new article in the New England Journal of Medicine shows that choline in eggs, poultry, dairy and fish produces the...
  • Flaxseeds & Breast Cancer Prevention
    Flaxseeds & Breast Cancer Prevention
    Young women at high risk for breast cancer given just a teaspoon of ground flaxseeds a day showed fewer precancerous changes.
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