Do calcium citrate and calcium carbonate have as much lead as calcium supplements derived from dolomite and animal bone?
For decades, a sometimes furious battle has raged among scientists over the extent to which elevated salt consumption contributes to death, with one camp calling […]
How the beta glucan fiber in brewer’s, baker’s, and nutritional yeast can improve wound healing and, potentially, anti-cancer immunity.
The rotten egg gas, hydrogen sulfide, is one of the main malodorous compounds in human flatus (in other words, one of the main reasons farts […]
A review of the evidence on the effects of coconut oil on weight loss and belly fat.
Simple kitchen experiments can confirm that microwaves leak from microwave ovens during operation, but do they pose a health risk?
The dietary guidelines recommend that we choose meals or snacks that are high in nutrients but lower in calories to reduce the risk of chronic […]
The hazards of microwave ovens may not be what you might expect.
It’s great we can improve athletic performance by eating a few beets, but so what if you run 5% faster? It can be a fun […]
How to improve immune function in children and adults under physical or psychological stress.
Certain gut bacteria can supercharge the benefits of soy foods, resulting in even more bone protection, better control of menopausal symptoms, and lower prostate cancer risk. The question is how can we foster the growth of these good bacteria?
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Does soy food consumption explain why Japanese women appear so protected from hot flash symptoms?
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The effects of sodium and calcium intake on blood lead levels in pregnant and breastfeeding women.
The lead trapped in our skeleton can leach back into our bloodstream when we temporarily or permanently lose bone due to pregnancy, weight loss, menopause, or osteoporosis.