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Sun Avoidance Worsens Health Outcomes
2 years ago

Sun Avoidance Worsens Health Outcomes

It’s Spring: the time of year when I’m asked almost every day about sun exposure, sunscreens, and other related questions. There are some points about which we all agree: sun …
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Organic Meats Are Not Health Foods
3 years ago

Organic Meats Are Not Health Foods

So-called organic meats are sold as a means for people to reduce their exposure to hormones and chemical toxins. The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) states that animals raised …
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Naked Food Spotlight: Legumes
5 years ago

Naked Food Spotlight: Legumes

Legumes are abundant in soluble fiber, a property that lowers cholesterol and triglyceride levels. With a low glycemic index, beans contain a remarkable blend of complex carbohydrates and protein. About …
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Addictive By Design: Junk Food
6 years ago

Addictive By Design: Junk Food

I almost joined Michael Moss, the Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times journalist whose work on addictive junk food recently graced the cover of the paper’s magazine, on MSNBC’s Morning Joe
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Naked Food Spotlight: Turmeric
6 years ago

Naked Food Spotlight: Turmeric

Let’s start by saying that we shouldn’t consume only superfoods. Although these are nutrient powerhouses packed with large doses of antioxidants, polyphenols, vitamins, and minerals, all plant-foods have a great …
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‘ESCAPE FIRE’: Finding a way out in our disease-care system
7 years ago

‘ESCAPE FIRE’: Finding a way out in our disease-care system

The Facts: – We spend over twice as much as other developed nations per person. Healthcare costs are rising so rapidly that they could reach $4.2 trillion annually, roughly 20% …
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20 Common Foods with High Antioxidant Levels
7 years ago

20 Common Foods with High Antioxidant Levels

So how about those antioxidants?  What are they and how do they affect us?  Antioxidants are substances that may protect cells from the damage caused by unstable molecules known as …
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