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December 30, 2013
October 11, 2013
Eggs and Choline: Something Fishy
Too much choline, a compound concentrated in eggs and other animal products, can make bodily secretions smell like rotting fish and may increase the risk of heart disease due to conversion in the gut...
July 10, 2013
Why Might Vegetarians Have Less HPV?
Most young women get infected with human papilloma virus, the cause of cervical cancer, but most are able to clear the infection before the virus causes cancer. What dietary changes can improve viral...
June 24, 2013
Mediating Radiation Exposure From Airline Travel
Based on studies of atomic bomb survivors, Chernobyl victims, and airline pilots exposed to more cosmic rays at high altitudes, fruits and vegetables may decrease radiation-induced chromosome damage.
May 18, 2012
Prevent Glaucoma and See 27 Miles Farther
The risk of glaucoma, the second leading cause of blindness, appears to be dramatically reduced by kale or collard greens consumption, thanks to the phytonutrient pigments lutein and zeaxanthin.
September 13, 2011
September 12, 2011
How to be more attractive by eating carotenoid rich fruit and vegetables rather than tanning for healthy looking skin.
September 2, 2011
Egg Industry Blind Spot
To help deflect criticism from the cholesterol content of their product, the egg industry touts the benefits of two phytonutrients, lutein and zeaxanthin, that have indeed been shown to be...