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  • The Fruit Whose Juice Is Healthier
    The Fruit Whose Juice Is Healthier
    Can you name a fruit whose processed juice is healthier than just eating the fruit itself?
  • Raw Veggies Versus Cooked for Heart Disease
    Raw Veggies Versus Cooked for Heart Disease
    Fruit and vegetable consumption is associated with a lower risk of heart disease, but which is more protective, raw or cooked?
  • Flax and Fecal Flora
    Flax and Fecal Flora
    The trillions of good bacteria in our gut can be thought of as an additional organ, metabolizing, detoxifying, and activating many crucial components of our diet. The formation of lignans from...
  • Sulforaphane: From Broccoli to Breast
    Sulforaphane: From Broccoli to Breast
    In a test tube, the broccoli phytonutrient sulforaphane appears to target breast cancer stem cells, but how do we know it's even absorbed into the body? Have women undergoing breast reduction surgery...
  • Asparagus Pee
    Asparagus Pee
    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...
  • Daily Source of Vitamin B12
    Daily Source of Vitamin B12
    Fortified foods such as some breakfast cereals and types of nutritional yeast can provide another cholesterol-free source of vitamin B12.
  • Cheapest Source of Vitamin B12
    Cheapest Source of Vitamin B12
    Vitamin B12 (cobalamin) supplementation can cost as little as $2 a year.
  • Safest Source of B12
    Safest Source of B12
    Since foods are effectively a package deal, what is the best way to get vitamin B12 (cobalamin)?
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