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Is There Too Much Aluminum in Tea?

Is There Too Much Aluminum in Tea?

The tea plant concentrates aluminum from the soil into tea leaves, but phytonutrients in tea bind to the metal and limit its absorption. More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org

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Cooked Beans or Sprouted Beans?

Cooked Beans or Sprouted Beans?

How do canned versus germinated beans (such as sprouted lentils) compare when it comes to protecting brain cells and destroying melanoma, kidney, and breast cancer cells. More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org

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Four Nuts Once a Month

Four Nuts Once a Month

A single serving of Brazil nuts may bring cholesterol levels down faster than statin drugs and keep them down even a month after that single ingestion. More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org

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Is Gluten Sensitivity Real?

Is Gluten Sensitivity Real?

For more than 30 years, the medical profession has debated the existence of an intolerance to the wheat protein, gluten, unrelated to allergy or celiac disease. What is the evidence pro and con? More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org

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Second Strategy to Cooking Broccoli

Second Strategy to Cooking Broccoli

Adding myrosinase enzymes in the form of even a pinch of mustard powder to cooked cruciferous (cabbage-family) vegetables like kale, collards or Brussels sprouts can offer anti-cancer sulforaphane levels comparable to raw, removing the necessity to pre-chop for maximum health benefits. More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org

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Test to See If Your Diet is Alkaline or Acid Forming

Test to See If Your Diet is Alkaline or Acid Forming

Plant-based diets tend to be alkaline-forming. This may help protect muscle mass and reduce the risk of gout and kidney stones. The pH of one’s urine can be estimated with natural pigments using kitchen chemistry. Read full article: http://nutritionfacts.org/2014/08/05/test-to-see-if-your-diet-is-alkaline-or-acid-forming/ More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org

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Which foods are best at removing carcinogenic bile acids from the body?

Which foods are best at removing carcinogenic bile acids from the body?

Which foods are best at removing carcinogenic bile acids from the body: asparagus, beets, broccoli, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, collards, eggplant, green beans, kale, mustard greens, okra, or peppers? And do they work better raw or cooked? More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org

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From Table to Able: Combating Disabling Diseases with Food

From Table to Able: Combating Disabling Diseases with Food

Dr. Greger has scoured the world’s scholarly literature on clinical nutrition and developed this new presentation based on the latest in cutting-edge research exploring the role diet may play in preventing, arresting, and even reversing some of our leading causes of death and disability. More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org

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Alzheimer’s Disease: Grain Brain or Meathead?

Alzheimer’s Disease: Grain Brain or Meathead?

Grain consumption appears strongly protective against Alzheimer’s disease, whereas animal fat intake has been linked to dementia risk. More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org

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Dark Chocolate and Artery Function

Dark Chocolate and Artery Function

What do studies not funded by the chocolate industry show about the effect of cocoa on arterial health? More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org

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