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Cancer Risk From CT Scan Radiation
Pediatric CAT scans are estimated to cause hundreds of cancer deaths every year.
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November 12, 2012
Ergothioneine: A New Vitamin?
If the antioxidant amino acid ergothioneine does indeed turn out to be an essential nutrient, what are the best dietary sources?
November 9, 2012
Protein and Heart Disease
Why is the intake of animal protein associated with heart disease--even independent of saturated fat—and the intake of plant protein protective?
November 8, 2012
More Antibiotics In White Meat or Dark Meat?
Concentrations of antibiotic residues vary between different edible muscle tissues in poultry.
November 7, 2012
Lowering Dietary Antibiotic Intake
What a few days eating vegetarian can do to the level of antibiotics and phthalates flowing through one's body.
November 6, 2012
The Wrong Way to Detox
The reason birth order is a predictor of pollutant levels in the bodies of children is that women can pass along as much as half of their PCB burden to their fetus during pregnancy.
November 5, 2012
The Best Baby Formula
Exclusive breast-feeding for a full six months may ironically improve our children's taste for vegetables, whereas children fed formula grow up with increased rates of inflammatory diseases such as..
November 2, 2012
Plants vs. Pesticides
Phytonutrients found in certain foods may protect against the toxic effects of industrial pollutants such as dioxin and DDT, suggesting a dual role for plant-based diets to reduce both exposure and..
November 1, 2012
Food Sources of Perfluorochemicals
Where do DDT, hexochlorobenzene, PCBs, and perfluorochemicals (linked to thyroid disease) concentrate in the food supply?
October 31, 2012
How Fast Can Children Detoxify from PCBs?
Based on the half-life of industrial pollutants children may be exposed to in the womb or at the breast, how many years does it take for them to detoxify their bodies (assuming they're brought up on..
October 30, 2012
DDT in Umbilical Cord Blood
Are pregnant women who eat fish, other meat, and dairy still passing along the pesticide DDT even decades after it was banned?
October 29, 2012
Food Sources of Flame Retardant Chemicals
Other than pet food and fish, which may be most contaminated, how do fire retardant chemicals (PBDE) and polychlorinated naphthalenes (PCN) concentrate in the American food supply?
October 26, 2012
Pollutants in Californian Breast Tissue
Levels of flame retardant chemical pollutants (PBDE) in the tissues of women from around the world are compared.
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