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  • Which Nut Fights Cancer Better?
    Which Nut Fights Cancer Better?
    Within hours the blood of those fed walnuts is able to suppress the growth of breast cancer cells in a petri dish. Which nut might work best, though--almonds, Brazil nuts, cashews, hazelnuts,...
  • The Best Way to Cook Sweet Potatoes
    The Best Way to Cook Sweet Potatoes
    How does sweet potato baking compare to boiling and steaming and should we eat the skin?
  • Dark Chocolate and Artery Function
    Dark Chocolate and Artery Function
    What do studies not funded by the chocolate industry show about the effect of cocoa on arterial health?
  • Broccoli: Sprouts vs. Supplements
    Broccoli: Sprouts vs. Supplements
    Broccoli sprouts are compared to “Broccomax” supplements.
  • Cadmium and Cancer: Plant vs. Animal Foods
    Cadmium and Cancer: Plant vs. Animal Foods
    Though the most concentrated sources of the toxic metal cadmium are cigarette smoke, seafood, and organ meats, does greater consumption from whole grains and vegetables present a concern?
  • Gout Treatment with a Cherry on Top
    Gout Treatment with a Cherry on Top
    How do sweet cherries compare to the drug allopurinol and a low purine diet for the treatment of the painful inflammatory arthritis gout?
  • Xenohormesis: What Doesn’t Kill Plants May Make Us Stronger
    Xenohormesis: What Doesn’t Kill Plants May Make Us Stronger
    A new concept in biology tries to explain why the consumption of certain natural compounds in plants may mimic the lifespan-enhancing benefits of caloric restriction.
  • Appropriating Plant Defenses
    Appropriating Plant Defenses
    Plants and animal share similar biochemical pathways and signaling systems, which may explain why so many phytonutrients are beneficial to our physiology.
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