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April 22, 2013
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.
September 13, 2012
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.
August 22, 2012
Testing the Dietary Compensation Theory
An elegant study is presented testing the appetite-suppressing effects of walnuts.
August 7, 2012
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,...
June 29, 2012
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.
August 24, 2011
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.
October 5, 2010
Largest Study Ever
The largest prospective nutrition study ever published suggests animal fat may play a role in the development of pancreatic cancer.
September 14, 2010
Deep Frying Toxins
Volatile toxins created by deep frying may pose a respiratory risk.
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