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December 16, 2013
Antioxidant Rich Foods With Every Meal
To stay out of oxidative debt we need to take in more antioxidants than we use up.
November 8, 2013
Counteracting the Effects of Dioxins Through Diet
Phytonutrients in certain plant foods may block the toxic effects of industrial pollutants like dioxins through the Ah receptor system.
June 14, 2013
Childhood Tea Drinking May Increase Fluorosis Risk
Green tea consumption may help prevent cavities, but excessive consumption among young children may lead to dental fluorosis due to the natural fluoride content of the plant.
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...
January 6, 2012
Better Than Green Tea?
The antioxidant content of a number of popular beverages is compared: black tea, coffee, Coke, espresso, grape juice, green tea, hibiscus (Jamaica flower) tea, milk, Pepsi, Red Bull, red tea, red...
January 5, 2012
Biogenic amines such as spermine, cadaverine, and putrescine are chemical compounds of decay that may have adverse health effects. Which foods are most contaminated: beer, blue cheese, feta cheese,...
September 15, 2010
Benzene in Carrot Juice
Which beverages have been found to have benzene levels exceeding safety standards?
October 27, 2009
Fill in the Blank
What four letter food is associated with reduced blood pressure and body fat?
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