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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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April 24, 2013
Plant-Based Diets For Breast Pain
Plant-based diets appear to offer relief from a variety of menstrual symptoms, including cramping, bloating, and breast pain (cyclical mastalgia).
April 22, 2013
The Safety of Tarragon
Long-standing concerns about certain isolated components of the spice tarragon have broadened into questions about the safety of even the leaves themselves.
April 19, 2013
Don’t Eat Too Much Nutmeg
The spice nutmeg may have a relatively narrow margin of safety.
April 17, 2013
Update on Cinnamon for Blood Sugar Control
Cinnamon can no longer be considered a safe and effective treatment for diabetes.
April 15, 2013
Can Cellulite Be Treated With Diet?
Two theories about the build-up of subcutaneous fat, involving the chemical spermine and the hormone adiponectin, suggest a plant-based diet may help with cellulite.
April 12, 2013
The McGovern Report
The story behind the first U.S. dietary guidelines explains why to this day the decades of science supporting a more plant-based diet have yet to fully translate into public policy.
April 10, 2013
Flaxseeds & Breast Cancer Survival: Clinical Evidence
A randomized double-blind placebo-controlled clinical trial of flaxseeds in breast cancer patients finds flax appears to have the potential to reduce tumor growth in just a matter of weeks.
April 8, 2013
Flaxseeds & Breast Cancer Survival: Epidemiological Evidence
Lignan intake is associated with improved breast cancer survival in three recent population studies following a total of thousands of women after diagnosis.
April 5, 2013
Flaxseeds & Breast Cancer Prevention
Young women at high risk for breast cancer given just a teaspoon of ground flaxseeds a day showed fewer precancerous changes.
April 3, 2013
Fiber vs. Breast Cancer
Inadequate fiber intake appears to be a risk factor for breast cancer, which can explain why women eating plant-based diets may be at lower risk.
April 1, 2013
Flaxseeds For Sensitive Skin
Instead of treating sensitive skin topically, with lotions and creams, why not treat it from the inside out with diet?
March 29, 2013
Flaxseed vs. Diabetes
A tablespoon of daily ground flax seeds for a month appears to improve fasting blood sugars, triglycerides, cholesterol, and hemoglobin A1c levels in diabetics.
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