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  • Which Nut Fights Cancer Better?
    Which Nut Fights Cancer Better?
    Within hours the blood of those fed walnuts is able to suppress the growth of breast cancer cells in a petri dish. Which nut might work best, though--almonds, Brazil nuts, cashews, hazelnuts,...
  • Cholesterol Feeds Breast Cancer Cells
    Cholesterol Feeds Breast Cancer Cells
    Cholesterol appears to stimulate the growth of human breast cancer cells, which may explain why phytosterol-rich foods such as pumpkin seeds are associated with reduced breast cancer risk.
  • Cancer Risk From French Fries
    Cancer Risk From French Fries
    The association between cancer and the consumption of deep-fried foods may be due to carcinogens formed at high temperatures in animal foods (heterocyclic amines and polycyclic hydrocarbons) and...
  • Walnuts and Artery Function
    Walnuts and Artery Function
    Not eating walnuts may double our risk of dying from heart disease (compared to at least one serving a week), perhaps because nuts appear to improve endothelial function, allowing our arteries to...
  • Anti-inflammatory Life is a Bowl of Cherries
    Anti-inflammatory Life is a Bowl of Cherries
    Sweet red bing cherries may act as a selective COX-2 inhibitor, reducing inflammation without the damage to our stomach and gut lining caused by NSAID drugs like ibuprofen.
  • What Diet Should Physicians Recommend?
    What Diet Should Physicians Recommend?
    Kaiser Permanente, the largest U.S. managed care organization, publishes patient education materials to help make plant-based diets the “new normal” for patients and physicians.
  • Turmeric Curcumin and Colon Cancer
    Turmeric Curcumin and Colon Cancer
    What role may the spice turmeric play in both the prevention of precancerous polyps and the treatment of colorectal cancer?
  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Conflicts of Interest
    Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Conflicts of Interest
    What effect do corporate sponsorships from food companies have on the American Academy of Family Physicians and the Registered Dietitian organization (formally known as the American Dietetic...
  • The Best Way to Cook Sweet Potatoes
    The Best Way to Cook Sweet Potatoes
    How does sweet potato baking compare to boiling and steaming and should we eat the skin?
  • When Low Risk Means High Risk
    When Low Risk Means High Risk
    Dr. Rose’s sick population concept may explain why many nutrition studies underestimate the role of diet in disease.
  • Dark Chocolate and Artery Function
    Dark Chocolate and Artery Function
    What do studies not funded by the chocolate industry show about the effect of cocoa on arterial health?
  • Debunking Egg Industry Myths
    Debunking Egg Industry Myths
    The latest meta-analysis of studies on egg consumption and heart disease risk found that even less than a single egg a day is associated with increased risk of both cardiovascular disease and...
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