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June 11, 2014
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?
June 9, 2014
Anti-inflammatory Life is a Bowl of Cherries
Sweet red bing cherries may act as a selective COX-2 inhibitor, reducing inflammation without the damage to our stomach and gut lining caused by NSAID drugs like ibuprofen.
May 30, 2014
Fruits, Veggies, and Longevity: How Many Minutes Per Mouthful?
The first study to gauge how much longer we live based on the number of fruits and vegetables we eat suggests that a daily salad could add years to our lifespan.
April 28, 2014
Statin Cholesterol Drugs and Invasive Breast Cancer
Reducing cholesterol levels may inhibit breast cancer development, but the long-term use of cholesterol-lowering statin drugs is associated with more than double the risk of both types of breast...
April 23, 2014
Treating Asthma and Eczema With Plant-Based Diets
Pilot studies on treating allergic eczema and severe asthma with dietary interventions have shown remarkable results.
April 7, 2014
Caloric Restriction vs. Animal Protein Restriction
The lifespan extension associated with dietary restriction may be due less to a reduction in calories, and more to a reduction in animal protein (particularly the amino acid leucine, which may...
March 31, 2014
Fully Consensual Heart Disease Treatment
When doctors withhold dietary treatment options from cardiac patients, they are violating the cornerstone of medical ethics, informed consent.
March 28, 2014
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?
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