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  • Mediating Radiation Exposure From Airline Travel
    Mediating Radiation Exposure From Airline Travel
    Based on studies of atomic bomb survivors, Chernobyl victims, and airline pilots exposed to more cosmic rays at high altitudes, fruits and vegetables may decrease radiation-induced chromosome damage.
  • The Safety of Tarragon
    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.
  • Update on Cinnamon for Blood Sugar Control
    Update on Cinnamon for Blood Sugar Control
    Cinnamon can no longer be considered a safe and effective treatment for diabetes.
  • Flaxseed vs. Diabetes
    Flaxseed vs. Diabetes
    A tablespoon of daily ground flax seeds for a month appears to improve fasting blood sugars, triglycerides, cholesterol, and hemoglobin A1c levels in diabetics.
  • Meat Fumes: Dietary Secondhand Smoke
    Meat Fumes: Dietary Secondhand Smoke
    The polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in the vapors released from cooking meat may be hazardous for fetal development and increase the risk of cancer.
  • Prolonged Liver Function Enhancement From Broccoli
    Prolonged Liver Function Enhancement From Broccoli
    The boost in detoxifying enzymes triggered by cruciferous vegetable consumption may last for weeks!
  • Cancer, Interrupted: Garlic & Flavonoids
    Cancer, Interrupted: Garlic & Flavonoids
    Garlic and flavonoid phytonutrients found in fruits, vegetables, greens, and grains appear to protect against DNA damage induced by mutagenic chemicals found in cooked meat.
  • Cancer, Interrupted: Green Tea
    Cancer, Interrupted: Green Tea
    Using the cooked meat carcinogen PhIP to turn normal breast cells cancerous, researchers explore the use of green tea to interrupt this malignant transformation.
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