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May 21, 2012
Preventing Cataracts with Diet
Risk of developing cataracts was compared in meateaters, fish-eaters, vegetarians, and vegans.
April 30, 2012
Treating COPD With Diet
Dietary interventions, including increasing fruit and vegetable intake and decreasing meat intake, may not only help slow the progression of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, but may actually..
April 27, 2012
Preventing COPD With Diet
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is now the third leading cause of death. The good news is that in addition to smoking cessation there are dietary interventions that can help prevent COPD.
April 5, 2012
Vegetarians Versus Healthy Omnivores
Even after controlling for a variety of dietary and nondietary factors, those eating plant-based diets appear to have lower overall cancer rates.
April 3, 2012
Coffee and Cancer
Coffee consumption is associated with a modest reduction of total cancer incidence.
March 9, 2012
DNA Protection from Broccoli
Eating broccoli appears to make DNA more resistant to damage.
March 8, 2012
Smoking Versus Kale Juice
The effect of kale juice on LDL and HDL cholesterol and the antioxidant capacity of the blood.
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.
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