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March 28, 2014
Phytates for the Treatment of Cancer
Do the anti-cancer effects of phytates in a petri dish translate out into clinical studies on cancer prevention and treatment?
March 26, 2014
Phytates for Rehabilitating Cancer Cells
Unlike most other anti-cancer agents, the phytates naturally found in whole plant foods may trigger cancer cell differentiation, causing them to revert back to behaving more like normal cells.
January 22, 2014
Who Shouldn’t Consume Curcumin or Turmeric?
Just because something is natural and plant-based doesn’t mean it’s necessarily safe. Those who are pregnant, have gallstones, or are susceptible to kidney stones may want to moderate their...
October 4, 2013
Testing Your Diet with Pee & Purple Cabbage
Plant-based diets tend to be alkaline-forming. This may help protect muscle mass and reduce the risk of gout and kidney stones. The pH of one's urine can be estimated with natural pigments using...
February 17, 2012
Young infants and perhaps those with recurrent oxalate kidney stones should avoid beets, but most commonly the chief side effect is beeturia, the harmless passage of pink urine, though not all are...
October 19, 2009
Oxalates in Cinnamon
How much turmeric and cinnamon is too much?
October 1, 2009
Are Star Fruit Good For You?
The oxalate content in star fruit may pose a risk.
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