Tag: carcinogens

Prolonged Liver Function Enhancement From Broccoli

“Prolonged Liver Function Enhancement from Broccoli” This study on cooked meat and the risk of breast cancer in Long Island women added to “the accumulating evidence that consumption of meats cooked by methods that promote carcinogen formation may increase [the] risk of postmenopausal breast cancer.” But, it also offered a clue as to how we…


Treating Asthma and Eczema With Plant-­Based Diets

[Music] 20 patients with allergic eczema were placed on a vegetarian diet for two months and their disease scores covering both objective and subjective science and symptoms were cut in half similar to AC using one of our most powerful drugs the drug worked quicker within about two weeks but since side effects may include…


The Best Way to Cook Sweet Potatoes

[Music] the only potential downside of eating sweet potatoes is if you eat too much you could get a yellow nose it’s called keratin emia so common harmless condition due to elevated levels of beta carotene in the blood first noticed a century ago when carrots were introduced into infant diets it’s treated mostly by…


How to Read Food Labels and Understand Ingredients

And so ingredients are listed in descending order I’ve been referring to this Nature Valley protein bar and I just kind of copy and pasted that ingredient panel over to the right-hand side here. But they’re listed in descending order from most prevalent to least prevalent so the first few ingredients that you see in…


Diet and Hiatal Hernia

“Diet and Hiatal Hernia” In terms of preventing acid reflux heartburn, I’ve talked about how high fat meals cause dramatically more acid exposure in the esophagus in the hours after a meal, but why does high fiber intake decrease the risk? One typically thinks of fiber helping out much lower in the digestive tract. A…


The Best Way to Get Vitamin D: Sun, Supplements, or Salons?

if one is going to make an evolutionary argument for what a natural vitamin D level might be how about getting vitamin D in the way nature intended son instead of supplements let’s run through the pros and cons though supplements may only cost them about 10 bucks a year sunlight is free you never…


So Should We Drink Beet Juice or Not?

“So Should We Drink Beet Juice or Not?” Why don’t those carcinogenic nitrosamines form in our stomach from all the nitrites coming off our tongue? Because our body’s not stupid, and actively secretes vitamin C into our stomach juices to prevent that kind of thing from happening. That makes sense, right? I mean, why would…


Alkylphenol Endocrine Disruptors and Allergies