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October 11, 2013
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...
August 16, 2013
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.
June 10, 2013
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.
May 31, 2013
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?
May 27, 2013
Preventing the Common Cold with Probiotics?
Though prebiotics may be preferable, probiotics may reduce the risk of upper respiratory tract infections.
May 24, 2013
Preventing and Treating Diarrhea with Probiotics
Probiotics may help prevent antibiotic-associated diarrhea and appear to speed recovery from acute gastroenteritis.
April 26, 2013
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...
April 5, 2013
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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