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California Children Are Contaminated

California Children Are Contaminated

The levels of arsenic, banned pesticides, and dioxins exceeded cancer benchmarks in each of the 364 children tested. Which foods were the primary sources of toxic pollutants for preschoolers and their parents? More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org

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Blood Type Diet Debunked

Blood Type Diet Debunked

A systematic review finds no evidence to support the notion that people should choose diets based on their blood type. More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org

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Kiwifruit for Insomnia

Kiwifruit for Insomnia

Two kiwi fruit an hour before bedtime may improve sleep quality and duration without the side effects associated with sleeping pills. Read full article: http://nutritionfacts.org/2014/04/01/two-kiwi-fruits-an-hour-before-bedtime/ More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org

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Phytates for the Prevention of Cancer

Phytates for the Prevention of Cancer

Phytic acid (phytate), concentrated in food such as beans, whole grains, and nuts, may help explain lower cancer rates among plant-based populations. More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org

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Why Do Vegan Women Have Fewer Female Cancers?

Why Do Vegan Women Have Fewer Female Cancers?

Cervical cancer is now considered a sexually transmitted disease. It was originally suspected as such, but now we have DNA fingerprinting proof that virtually all cervical cancer is caused by a sexually transmitted virus, human papilloma virus, which also causes cancers of the penis, vagina, vulva and throat. Read full article: http://nutritionfacts.org/2014/03/18/why-do-vegan-women-have-fewer-female-cancers/ More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org

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Norovirus Food Poisoning from Pesticides

Norovirus Food Poisoning from Pesticides

Organic produce may present less of a food safety risk, given the potential contamination of pesticides with fecal pathogens. Read full article: http://nutritionfacts.org/video/norovirus-food-poisoning-from-pesticides/ More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org

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Spicing Up DNA Protection

Spicing Up DNA Protection

The DNA of those cooking with spices such as ginger, rosemary, and turmeric appears less susceptible to breakage. More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org

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Berries Kill Cancer Cells

Berries Kill Cancer Cells

Blueberry consumption may double the population of our cancer fighting immune cells, and the spices cardamom and black pepper may boost their activity. More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org

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Arteries of Vegans vs. Runners

Arteries of Vegans vs. Runners

The carotid arteries of those eating plant-based diets appear healthier than even those just as slim (long-distance endurance athletes who’ve run an average of 50,000 miles). Read full article: http://nutritionfacts.org/video/arteries-of-vegans-vs-runners/ More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org

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Counteracting the Effects of Pollutants Through Diet

Counteracting the Effects of Pollutants Through Diet

Phytonutrients in certain plant foods may block the toxic effects of industrial pollutants like dioxins through the Ah receptor system. More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org

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