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  • Is Liquid Smoke Flavoring Carcinogenic?
    Is Liquid Smoke Flavoring Carcinogenic?
    Different brands of liquid smoke flavorings have been tested for DNA-damaging potential, p53 activation, and levels of known carcinogens. Smoked foods such as ham, turkey, barbeque chicken, herring,...
  • Preserving Immune Function in Athletes With Nutritional Yeast
    Preserving Immune Function in Athletes With Nutritional Yeast
    Athletes who overtrain may put excessive stress on their bodies and become more susceptible to respiratory infections, but the fiber found in nutritional and brewer's yeast may prevent this immune...
  • Herbal Tea Update: Rooibos & Nettle
    Herbal Tea Update: Rooibos & Nettle
    Rooibos (red) tea may reduce stress levels by suppressing adrenal gland function. Nettle tea is mineral rich but may have estrogenic side effects.
  • Ractopamine in Pork
    Ractopamine in Pork
    BREAKING NEWS video: An analysis of yesterday's Consumer Reports finding that 1 in 5 samples of retail pork tested positive for the growth-promoting drug ractopamine. Tomorrow, I will cover their...
  • Wake Up and Smell the Saffron
    Wake Up and Smell the Saffron
    Even the scent of the spice saffron may reduce stress hormone levels and ease the psychological symptoms of PMS.
  • Slimming the Gecko
    Slimming the Gecko
    A workplace dietary intervention study at GEICO corporate headquarters demonstrates the power of plant-based eating.
  • The Benefits of Caloric Restriction Without the Actual Restricting
    The Benefits of Caloric Restriction Without the Actual Restricting
    One mechanism by which caloric restriction may extend one's lifespan is by upregulating dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA), the most abundant steroid hormone in the human body. DHEA supplements are...
  • Amla Versus Cancer Cell Growth
    Amla Versus Cancer Cell Growth
    Indian gooseberries (amla), an important plant in Ayurvedic medicine, may have anti-cancer properties, as well as cough-, fever-, pain-, stress-, and diarrhea-suppressing effects.
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