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  • Cooking to Live Longer
    Cooking to Live Longer
    Does cooking meals at home lead to improved health outcomes? And how do TV dinners compare nutritionally to TV chef recipes?
  • Canned Beans or Cooked Beans?
    Canned Beans or Cooked Beans?
    Canned beans are convenient, but are they as nutritious as home cooked? And if we do used canned, should we drain them or not?
  • Changing Our Taste Buds
    Changing Our Taste Buds
    Within a few weeks of eating healthier, our taste sensations change such that foods with lower salt, sugar, and fat content actually taste better.
  • Which Seaweed is Most Protective Against Breast Cancer?
    Which Seaweed is Most Protective Against Breast Cancer?
    Nori seaweed snacks may favorably alter estrogen metabolism by modulating women's gut flora, resulting in decreased breast cancer risk.
  • Does a Drink Of Water Make Children Smarter?
    Does a Drink Of Water Make Children Smarter?
    Most children don't drink water from when they wake to when they go off to school. Interventional trials show this mild state of dehydration may negatively affect scholastic performance.
  • Miocene Meteorites and Uric Acid
    Miocene Meteorites and Uric Acid
    Human beings lost the ability to detoxify uric acid millions of years ago. What implications does this have for our health today?
  • Unsweetening the Diet
    Unsweetening the Diet
    All sweeteners--natural and artificial, caloric and non-caloric—help maintain cravings for intensely sweet foods.
  • Modern Meat Not Ahead of the Game
    Modern Meat Not Ahead of the Game
    Since chronic inflammation underlines many disease processes and saturated fat appears to facilitate the endotoxic inflammatory reaction to animal products, researchers have looked to wild animals...
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