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  • Artificial Food Colors and ADHD
    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...
  • Breast Cancer Risk: Red Wine vs. White Wine
    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...
  • Don’t Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is
    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...
  • Bowels of the Earth
    Bowels of the Earth
    Which country has the largest (and smallest) average stool size.
  • Vegan Epidemic
    Vegan Epidemic
    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.
  • Bristol Stool Scale
    Bristol Stool Scale
    Classifying the fecal form of omnivores, vegetarians, and vegans.
  • Avoiding Iodine Deficiency
    Avoiding Iodine Deficiency
    With a few caveats, the best source of iodine is sea vegetables.
  • Low Meat or No Meat?
    Low Meat or No Meat?
    Flexitarians versus vegetarians: who lives longer?