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July 20, 2012
What Women Should Eat to Live Longer
A competing risks analysis of the Harvard Nurse's Health Study compares the danger of smoking cigarettes to the danger of animal product consumption (cholesterol) and the benefits of plant foods..
July 13, 2012
Preventing Kidney Failure Through Diet
Given how vascular our kidneys are, it should comes as no surprise that animal protein, animal fat, and cholesterol are associated with declining kidney function (microalbuminurea—loss of protein..
May 28, 2012
Hair Testing for Mercury Before Considering Pregnancy
The EPA safety limit on mercury in fish may not sufficiently protect pregnant women in the United States. This has led to a recommendation that fish-eating women get tested for mercury before..
May 24, 2012
A Fine Kettle of Fluoxetine
Excreted pharmaceutical drugs such as Prozac can end up polluting our waterways and may bioaccumulate in fish flesh.
May 17, 2012
Preventing Macular Degeneration with Diet
A healthy diet may not only prevent the complications of diabetes, but also reduce the risk of age-related macular degeneration, another common cause of blindness.
May 11, 2012
Skim Milk and Acne
Three Harvard studies linking acne with dairy consumption in adolescent girls and boys blamed the sex steroid hormone content naturally found in cow's milk (even without added hormones), particularly..
May 10, 2012
National Dairy Council on Acne and Milk
The Harvard Nurses' Study found an association between high school dairy intake and severe physician-diagnosed acne.
May 1, 2012
Eating Healthy on the Cheap
Plant-based diets may offer the best investment for dietary health.
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