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February 29, 2012
Prevention Is Better Than Cured Meat
The levels of nitrosamines—considered the most carcinogenic agents in cigarette smoke—were recently measured in an array of processed meats including chicken, turkey, and pork.
January 5, 2012
Biogenic amines such as spermine, cadaverine, and putrescine are chemical compounds of decay that may have adverse health effects. Which foods are most contaminated: beer, blue cheese, feta cheese,...
September 9, 2011
Too Much Iodine Can Be as Bad as Too Little
Excessive intake of kelp (kombu) or thyroid-containing sausages can lead to iodine toxicity.
September 18, 2007
Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Whole food sources of fat such as nuts, seeds, and avocadoes are likely superior.
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