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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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January 30, 2013
Prolonged Liver Function Enhancement From Broccoli
The boost in detoxifying enzymes triggered by cruciferous vegetable consumption may last for weeks!
January 28, 2013
Cancer, Interrupted: Garlic & Flavonoids
Garlic and flavonoid phytonutrients found in fruits, vegetables, greens, and grains appear to protect against DNA damage induced by mutagenic chemicals found in cooked meat.
January 25, 2013
Cancer, Interrupted: Green Tea
Using the cooked meat carcinogen PhIP to turn normal breast cells cancerous, researchers explore the use of green tea to interrupt this malignant transformation.
January 23, 2013
Heterocyclic Amines in Eggs, Cheese, and Creatine?
Even vegetarians could potentially be exposed to the carcinogens typically formed by cooking meat through eggs, cheese, creatine sports supplements, and cigarette smoke.
January 21, 2013
Reducing Cancer Risk In Meateaters
Those who eat meat risk food poisoning from undercooked meat, but also exposure to cooked meat carcinogens in well-cooked meat. By boiling meat, non-vegetarians can mediate their risk of both.
January 18, 2013
PhIP: The Three Strikes Breast Carcinogen
The cooked meat carcinogen PhIP found in fried bacon, fish, and chicken may not only trigger cancer and promote tumor growth, but also increase its metastatic potential by increasing its
January 16, 2013
Estrogenic Cooked Meat Carcinogens
DNA-damaging chemicals formed when meat is cooked stimulate breast cancer cells almost as much as pure estrogen and can infiltrate the ducts where most breast cancers arise.
January 14, 2013
Fibromyalgia vs. Mostly Raw & Mostly Vegetarian Diets
How plant-based does one's diet need to be to effectively treat fibromyalgia?
January 11, 2013
Fibromyalgia vs. Vegetarian & Raw Vegan Diets
Plant-based diets may be effective for the treatment of fibromyalgia, a painful condition suffered by millions.
January 9, 2013
Apple Skin: Peeling Back Cancer
Apple peels appear to upregulate the tumor suppressor gene maspin and have strong antiproliferative effects on breast and prostate cancer cell growth in vitro.
January 7, 2013
Apple Juice May Be Worse Than Sugar Water
Why the spike in antioxidant levels in our bloodstream after drinking apple juice might not be a good thing.
January 4, 2013
Flesh and Fructose
Meat and sugar increase uric acid levels, which are associated with increased risk of gout, hypertension (high blood pressure), obesity, prediabetes, diabetes, kidney disease and cardiovascular..
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