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January 9, 2013
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.
November 16, 2012
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..
November 1, 2012
Food Sources of Perfluorochemicals
Where do DDT, hexochlorobenzene, PCBs, and perfluorochemicals (linked to thyroid disease) concentrate in the food supply?
October 23, 2012
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.
June 27, 2012
Is Hydroponic Basil as Healthy?
The antioxidant, phytonutrient, and vitamin content of basil grown in water (hydroponic) is compared to basil grown in soil.
February 28, 2012
Are Nitrates Pollutants or Nutrients?
Phytonutrients such as vitamin C prevent the formation of nitrosamines from nitrites, which explains why adding nitrite preservatives to processed meat can be harmful, but adding more vegetables and..
May 1, 2011
Acne & Cancer Connection
The hormones present in cow's milk may help explain the association between certain diseases and dairy consumption.
December 5, 2010
Fungal Toxins in Apples
Researchers report levels of a fungal toxin in organic and conventional apple juice.
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