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February 5, 2014
Norovirus Food Poisoning from Pesticides
Organic produce may present less of a food safety risk, given the potential contamination of pesticides with fecal pathogens.
January 24, 2014
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?
January 8, 2014
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...
December 30, 2013
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...
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, hexachlorobenzene, 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.
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