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July 11, 2014
Essential Tremor and Diet
Neurotoxins in chicken, such as the beta-carboline alkaloid harman, may explain the link between meat consumption and hand tremor, the most common movement disorder.
April 30, 2014
Cancer Risk From French Fries
The association between cancer and the consumption of deep-fried foods may be due to carcinogens formed at high temperatures in animal foods (heterocyclic amines and polycyclic hydrocarbons) and...
March 5, 2014
Alkylphenol Endocrine Disruptors and Allergies
The dramatic rise of allergic diseases such as eczema and seasonal allergies may be related to dietary exposure to endocrine-disruptor xenoestrogens such as alkylphenol industrial pollutants.
October 14, 2013
Eggs, Choline, and Cancer
Choline may be the reason egg consumption is associated with prostate cancer progression and death.
January 30, 2013
Prolonged Liver Function Enhancement From Broccoli
The boost in detoxifying enzymes triggered by cruciferous vegetable consumption may last for weeks!
January 25, 2013
Cancer, Interrupted: Green Tea
Using the cooked meat carcinogen PhIP to turn normal breast cells cancerous, researchers explore the use of green tea to interrupt this malignant transformation.
January 23, 2013
Heterocyclic Amines in Eggs, Cheese, and Creatine?
Even vegetarians could potentially be exposed to the carcinogens typically formed by cooking meat through eggs, cheese, creatine sports supplements, and cigarette smoke.
January 21, 2013
Reducing Cancer Risk In Meateaters
Those who eat meat risk food poisoning from undercooked meat, but also exposure to cooked meat carcinogens in well-cooked meat. By boiling meat, non-vegetarians can mediate their risk of both.
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