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  • Norovirus Food Poisoning from Pesticides
    Norovirus Food Poisoning from Pesticides
    Organic produce may present less of a food safety risk, given the potential contamination of pesticides with fecal pathogens.
  • Prostate Cancer and Organic Milk vs. Almond Milk
    Prostate Cancer and Organic Milk vs. Almond Milk
    Does the hormonal stimulation of human prostate cancer cells by cow milk in a petri dish translate out clinically in studies of human populations?
  • Superbugs in Conventional vs. Organic Chicken
    Superbugs in Conventional vs. Organic Chicken
    The level of multi-drug antibiotic resistant bacteria contamination is compared between meat from animals raised conventionally and certified organic meat from animals raised without being fed...
  • Dietary Prevention of Age-Related Macular Degeneration
    Dietary Prevention of Age-Related Macular Degeneration
    Yellow plant pigments such as lutein and zeaxanthin build up in the back of our eyes to protect our retinas against age-related macular degeneration. Levels of these eyesight–saving nutrients in...
  • Apple Skin: Peeling Back Cancer
    Apple Skin: Peeling Back Cancer
    Apple peels appear to upregulate the tumor suppressor gene maspin and have strong antiproliferative effects on breast and prostate cancer cell growth in vitro.
  • 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...
  • Food Sources of Perfluorochemicals
    Food Sources of Perfluorochemicals
    Where do DDT, hexachlorobenzene, PCBs, and perfluorochemicals (linked to thyroid disease) concentrate in the food supply?
  • 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.
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