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  • The Safety of Tarragon
    The Safety of Tarragon
    Long-standing concerns about certain isolated components of the spice tarragon have broadened into questions about the safety of even the leaves themselves.
  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil vs. Nuts
    Extra Virgin Olive Oil vs. Nuts
    The short-term effect of replacing refined olive oil with extra virgin olive oil, walnuts, or almonds on cardiovascular risk factors.
  • Testing the Dietary Compensation Theory
    Testing the Dietary Compensation Theory
    An elegant study is presented testing the appetite-suppressing effects of walnuts.
  • The True Shelf-Life of Cooking Oils
    The True Shelf-Life of Cooking Oils
    Cooking oil manufacturer "best-by" dates are put to the test by comparing the development of rancidity between almond oil, avocado oil, hazelnut oil, macadamia oil, grape seed oil, rice bran oil,...
  • 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.
  • Calculate Your Healthy Eating Score
    Calculate Your Healthy Eating Score
    Rate your diet on a scale of 0 to 100 using the phytochemical index and compare your score to the standard American diet.
  • Largest Study Ever
    Largest Study Ever
    The largest prospective nutrition study ever published suggests animal fat may play a role in the development of pancreatic cancer.
  • Deep Frying Toxins
    Deep Frying Toxins
    Volatile toxins created by deep frying may pose a respiratory risk.
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