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August 30, 2013
Artificial Food Colors and ADHD
In response to definitive evidence showing artificial colors may increase inattentiveness, impulsivity, and hyperactivity among young children, a call has been made by consumer groups to ban food...
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...
June 12, 2012
Don’t Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is
A profile of the study “Dirty Money: An Investigation into the Hygiene Status of Some of the World’s Currencies as Obtained from Food Outlets.” The level of fecal bacteria contamination on...
September 28, 2011
Bowels of the Earth
Which country has the largest (and smallest) average stool size.
August 27, 2011
Vitamin B12 deficiency is common among those eating vegetarian and particularly vegan diets because of failure to take B12 supplements or eat B12-fortifed foods.
October 12, 2010
Bristol Stool Scale
Classifying the fecal form of omnivores, vegetarians, and vegans.
September 12, 2010
Avoiding Iodine Deficiency
With a few caveats, the best source of iodine is sea vegetables.
November 4, 2009
Low Meat or No Meat?
Flexitarians versus vegetarians: who lives longer?
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