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  • Butter-Flavored Microwave Popcorn or Breathing
    Butter-Flavored Microwave Popcorn or Breathing
    The artificial butter flavoring diacetyl has been linked not only to deaths of workers handling the chemical, but also to serious lung disease in consumers of microwave popcorn.
  • Anti-Inflammatory Effects of Purple Potatoes
    Anti-Inflammatory Effects of Purple Potatoes
    Antioxidant, anti-inflammatory properties of white compared to yellow and purple potatoes. Purple potatoes may also help lower high blood pressure.
  • Antioxidants in a Pinch
    Antioxidants in a Pinch
    Some herbs and spices--including cinnamon, cloves, lemonbalm, marjoram, oregano, and peppermint--are so rich in antioxidants that just a small pinch can go a long way.
  • Best Cooking Method
    Best Cooking Method
    Which are the gentlest cooking methods for preserving nutrients and which vegetables have more antioxidants cooked than raw.
  • Which Plastics are Harmful?
    Which Plastics are Harmful?
    How to choose the "numbers" of plastic which are probably safest.
  • Is Artificial Butter Flavor Harmful?
    Is Artificial Butter Flavor Harmful?
    The connection between diacetyl and the devastating lung disease bronchiolitis obliterans.
  • Raw vs. Cooked Broccoli
    Raw vs. Cooked Broccoli
    Which results in greater phytonutrient absorption: raw broccoli, steamed, boiled, or microwaved?