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  • 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?
  • Phytates for the Treatment of Cancer
    Phytates for the Treatment of Cancer
    Do the anti-cancer effects of phytates in a petri dish translate out into clinical studies on cancer prevention and treatment?
  • Phytates for Rehabilitating Cancer Cells
    Phytates for Rehabilitating Cancer Cells
    Unlike most other anti-cancer agents, the phytates naturally found in whole plant foods may trigger cancer cell differentiation, causing them to revert back to behaving more like normal cells.
  • Phytates for the Prevention of Cancer
    Phytates for the Prevention of Cancer
    Phytic acid (phytate), concentrated in food such as beans, whole grains, and nuts, may help explain lower cancer rates among plant-based populations.
  • Phytates for the Prevention of Osteoporosis
    Phytates for the Prevention of Osteoporosis
    Women who consume the most high-phytate foods (whole grains, beans, and nuts) appear to have better bone density.
  • Phosphate Additives in Meat Purge and Cola
    Phosphate Additives in Meat Purge and Cola
    The consumption of phosphorus preservatives in junk food and injected into meat may damage blood vessels, accelerate the aging process, and contribute to osteoporosis.
  • New Mineral Absorption Enhancers Found
    New Mineral Absorption Enhancers Found
    The whole grain phytonutrient, phytic acid (phytate), partially inhibits mineral absorption, but has a wide-range of health-promoting properties such as anti-cancer activity. By concurrently eating...
  • Raw Food Diet Myths
    Raw Food Diet Myths
    Some nutrients are destroyed by cooking but some nutrients become more absorbable.