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What is the Optimal Vitamin C intake?

What is the Optimal Vitamin C intake?

Experiments showing how much vitamin C our body absorbs and excretes can give us a sense of how many vitamin C rich fruits and vegetables we should be eating each day.  About 200 mg per day. More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org and How Not to Die, a New York Times bestseller

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Why BPA Hasn’t Been Banned?

Why BPA Hasn’t Been Banned?

If the synthetic estrogen BPA is linked to billions of dollars’ worth of medical problems a year, why is it still allowed in the food supply? More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org and How Not to Die, a New York Times bestseller

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Ginger for Nausea, Menstrual Cramps, and Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Ginger for Nausea, Menstrual Cramps, and Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Powdered ginger can be a highly effective, cheap, easy-to-use, safer treatment for nausea, migraine headaches, and menstrual blood loss and pain. Does it also work for IBS intestinal cramping? More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org and How Not to Die, a New York Times bestseller

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How to Avoid the Obesity-Related Plastic Chemical BPA

How to Avoid the Obesity-Related Plastic Chemical BPA

90% of our exposure to the hormone-disrupting chemical bisphenol A comes from certain components of our diet. More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org and How Not to Die, a New York Times bestseller

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The Most Potent Phytoestrogen is in Beer

The Most Potent Phytoestrogen is in Beer

The reason why women who handle hops start menstruating is because of a phytoestrogen that ends up in beer, called 8-prenylnaringenin (8-PN). More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org and How Not to Die, a New York Times bestseller

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Prunes for Osteoporosis

Prunes for Osteoporosis

Vegetables and fruit, such as dried plums, may help build stronger bones. More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org and How Not to Die, a New York Times bestseller

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The Great Protein Fiasco

The Great Protein Fiasco

The field of nutrition got human protein requirements spectacularly wrong, leading to a massive recalculation. More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org and How Not to Die, a New York Times bestseller

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Vegan Epidemic

Vegan Epidemic

Vitamin B12 deficiency is common among those eating vegetarian and particularly vegan diets because of failure to take B12 supplements or eat B12-fortifed foods. More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org and How Not to Die, a New York Times bestseller

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Turmeric or Curcumin: Plants vs. Pills

Turmeric or Curcumin: Plants vs. Pills

Curcumin-free turmeric, from which the so-called active ingredient has been removed, may be as effective or even more potent. More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org and How Not to Die, a New York Times bestseller

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Which Has More Caramel Coloring Carcinogens: Coke or Pepsi?

Which Has More Caramel Coloring Carcinogens: Coke or Pepsi?

How many cola cancer cases are estimated to be caused by Coke and Pepsi in New York versus California, where a carcinogen labeling law (Prop 65) exists? More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org and How Not to Die, a New York Times bestseller

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