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  • 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.
  • Titanium Dioxide & Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    Titanium Dioxide & Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    People eating conventional diets may ingest a trillion microparticles of the food whitening additive titanium dioxide every day. What implication might this have for inflammation in the gut?
  • The Best Baby Formula
    The Best Baby Formula
    Exclusive breast-feeding for a full six months may ironically improve our children's taste for vegetables, whereas children fed formula grow up with increased rates of inflammatory diseases such as...
  • The Ice Diet
    The Ice Diet
    The water content of plant foods may help explain why those eating plant-based diets are, on average, so slim. Can ice be thought of as having even "fewer" calories than water since the body has to...
  • Tipping Firmicutes to Bacteroidetes
    Tipping Firmicutes to Bacteroidetes
    Certain phytonutrients may tip the balance of healthy gut bacteria in favor of flora associated with improved weight control.
  • Boosting Good Bacteria in the Colon Without Probiotics
    Boosting Good Bacteria in the Colon Without Probiotics
    Certain good bacteria in our gut can turn the fiber we eat into an anti-inflammatory, anti-cancer compound called butyrate that we absorb back into our system. We may be able to boost the number of...
  • Fawning Over Flora
    Fawning Over Flora
    The good bacteria in our gut can digest the fiber we eat and turn it into an anti-obesity compound called propionate that we absorb back into our system.
  • Uprooting the Leading Causes of Death
    Uprooting the Leading Causes of Death
    Death in America is largely a foodborne illness. Focusing on studies published just over the last year in peer-reviewed scientific medical journals, Dr. Greger offers practical advice on how best to...
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