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Treating Asthma and Eczema With Plant-Based Diets

Pilot studies on treating allergic eczema and severe asthma with dietary interventions have shown remarkable results.

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  • Tongue Worm in Human Eye
    Tongue Worm in Human Eye
    A case report (and video) of the worm-like, bloodsucking parasite Linguatula serrata found in organ meats that can migrate through the intestinal wall, into the bloodstream, and then inside one's...
  • 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...
  • Handwashing Compliance of Retail Deli Workers
    Handwashing Compliance of Retail Deli Workers
    How often do retail deli workers wash their hands at both independent and chain stores? This is important given the potential for life-threatening blood-borne viruses such as hepatitis C.
  • Some Dietary Supplements May Be More Than a Waste of Money
    Some Dietary Supplements May Be More Than a Waste of Money
    People taking dietary supplements may, in some cases, be paying to make themselves sick. This video covers folic acid, beta carotene, and green tea supplements.
  • Heavy Metals in Protein Powder Supplements
    Heavy Metals in Protein Powder Supplements
    A Consumer Reports investigation into the safety of protein supplements found that more than half exceed the California prop 65 "Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act" action levels.
  • Dietary Supplement Snake Oil
    Dietary Supplement Snake Oil
    Supplement industry representative attempts to rebut a mea culpa editorial in an alternative medicine journal decrying the predatory nature of dietary supplement marketing.
  • Pharmacists Versus Health Food Store Employees: Who Gives Better Advice?
    Pharmacists Versus Health Food Store Employees: Who Gives Better Advice?
    The accuracy of medical advice given by staff at natural food stores is compared to that by staff at community pharmacies based on the balance of available scientific evidence.
  • Dangerous Advice From Health Food Store Employees
    Dangerous Advice From Health Food Store Employees
    Employees in natural food stores have been caught giving advice that is not only scientifically baseless, but also risky and downright dangerous.
  • Bad Advice From Health Food Store Employees
    Bad Advice From Health Food Store Employees
    Most health food store supplement aisle employees have little or no training and make wildly dissimilar recommendations. Even when they're consistent, the levels of active ingredients in supplements...
  • Health Food Store Supplement Advice
    Health Food Store Supplement Advice
    Studies in the U.S. and Canada focus on what advice and supplements natural food store employees would offer a woman suffering from breast cancer.
  • Which Brand of Tuna Has the Most Mercury?
    Which Brand of Tuna Has the Most Mercury?
    In a survey of three national brands of tuna in the United States, most cans exceeded the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s safety level for human consumption.
  • Nerves of Mercury
    Nerves of Mercury
    Studies of the neurobehavioral toxicity of mercury on children suggest that no level of mercury exposure can be considered safe, but pressure from the fish industry may be preventing safety limits...
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