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June 14, 2012
Viral Meat Spray
Bacteria-eating viruses (bacteriophages) have been approved as meat additives to reduce the risk of Listeria and Campylobacter found in processed meat and poultry products, but there is a concern...
March 30, 2012
Flax and Fecal Flora
The trillions of good bacteria in our gut can be thought of as an additional organ, metabolizing, detoxifying, and activating many crucial components of our diet. The formation of lignans from...
March 20, 2012
Sometimes the Enzyme Myth Is True
There are a few examples of plant enzymes having physiologically relevant impacts on the human diet, and the formation of sulforaphane in broccoli is one of them.
February 6, 2012
Safest Source of B12
Since foods are effectively a package deal, what is the best way to get vitamin B12 (cobalamin)?
January 31, 2012
Bulking Up on Antioxidants
Even when fiber and fruit and vegetable intake are kept constant, choosing foods richer in antioxidants may increase stool size, which is associated with lower cancer risk.
December 15, 2010
Is Dragon Fruit Good For You?
The role this exotic fruit plays in health promotion.
November 12, 2010
Gut Flora & Obesity
How one may be able to modify one's own gut flora to facilitate weight loss.
October 15, 2010
Toxic Megacolon Superbug
Clostridium difficile is another "superbug" found in the U.S. meat supply.
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