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  • Phytates for the Treatment of Cancer
    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?
  • Carcinogen Blocking Effects of Turmeric
    Carcinogen Blocking Effects of Turmeric
    Less than a teaspoon a day of turmeric appears to significantly lower the DNA mutating ability of cancer-causing substances.
  • Can Cellulite Be Treated With Diet?
    Can Cellulite Be Treated With Diet?
    Two theories about the build-up of subcutaneous fat, involving the chemical spermine and the hormone adiponectin, suggest a plant-based diet may help with cellulite.
  • Flaxseeds & Breast Cancer Prevention
    Flaxseeds & Breast Cancer Prevention
    Young women at high risk for breast cancer given just a teaspoon of ground flaxseeds a day showed fewer precancerous changes.
  • Gerson-style Therapy vs. Chemotherapy
    Gerson-style Therapy vs. Chemotherapy
    For decades, studies on Gerson therapy for cancer have questioned its safety and efficacy, but what does the latest head-to-head trial of a Gerson-style regime versus chemotherapy for pancreatic...
  • President’s Cancer Panel Report on Environmental Risk
    President’s Cancer Panel Report on Environmental Risk
    The official National Cancer Institute report on the "unacceptable" burden of cancer stemming from industrial chemical pollutants is strongly worded, but lacks sufficient dietary guidance.
  • Uprooting the Leading Causes of Death
    Uprooting the Leading Causes of Death
    Death in America is largely a foodborne illness. Focusing on studies published just over the last year in peer-reviewed scientific medical journals, Dr. Greger offers practical advice on how best to...
  • Meat Additives to Diminish Toxicity
    Meat Additives to Diminish Toxicity
    How meat scientists justify their promotion of foods associated with cancer risk.