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June 28, 2013
Trans Fat In Meat And Dairy
About half of America's trans fat intake now comes from animal products.
May 1, 2013
Does a Drink Of Water Make Children Smarter?
Most children don't drink water from when they wake to when they go off to school. Interventional trials show this mild state of dehydration may negatively affect scholastic performance.
April 24, 2013
Plant-Based Diets For Breast Pain
Plant-based diets appear to offer relief from a variety of menstrual symptoms, including cramping, bloating, and breast pain (cyclical mastalgia).
October 26, 2012
Pollutants in Californian Breast Tissue
Levels of flame retardant chemical pollutants (PBDE) in the tissues of women from around the world are compared.
May 24, 2012
A Fine Kettle of Fluoxetine
Excreted pharmaceutical drugs such as Prozac can end up polluting our waterways and may bioaccumulate in fish flesh.
January 31, 2012
Bulking Up on Antioxidants
Even when fiber and fruit and vegetable intake are kept constant, choosing foods richer in antioxidants may increase stool size, which is associated with lower cancer risk.
December 29, 2011
Avoiding a Sugary Grave
500 foods were tested for advanced glycation end products (AGEs).
September 28, 2011
Bowels of the Earth
Which country has the largest (and smallest) average stool size.
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