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June 17, 2013
Fukushima and Radioactivity in Seafood
The majority of radioactive fallout from the Fukushima nuclear power plant tragedy was absorbed by the Pacific Ocean. What does that mean for seafood safety?
May 22, 2013
Breast Cancer Risk: Red Wine vs. White Wine
Modest lifestyle changes that include the avoidance of alcohol may cut the odds of breast cancer in half, but certain grapes appear to contain natural aromatase inhibitors that may undermine the...
May 17, 2013
Black Raspberries versus Oral Cancer
Black raspberries may cause complete clinical regression of precancerous oral lesions (oral intraepithelial neoplasia).
May 6, 2013
Breast Cancer and Alcohol: How Much is Safe?
Nearly 5,000 breast cancer deaths a year may be attributable to just light drinking (up to one drink a day).
April 12, 2013
The McGovern Report
The story behind the first U.S. dietary guidelines explains why to this day the decades of science supporting a more plant-based diet have yet to fully translate into public policy.
March 11, 2013
Eggs vs. Cigarettes in Atherosclerosis
A similar exponential increase in carotid artery plaque buildup was found for smokers and egg eaters.
February 27, 2013
Clinical Studies on Acai Berries
An independent review of the effects of açaí berries was recently published, including studies on immune function, arthritis, and metabolic parameters.
January 23, 2013
Heterocyclic Amines in Eggs, Cheese, and Creatine?
Even vegetarians could potentially be exposed to the carcinogens typically formed by cooking meat through eggs, cheese, creatine sports supplements, and cigarette smoke.
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