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Broccoli: Sprouts vs. Supplements

[Music] interest continues to grow about targeting cancer stem cells with a dietary component of broccoli and especially broccoli sprouts cancer stem cells are thought responsible for initiating and maintaining cancer which I’ve talked about in the past there’s also been a number of randomized double-blind placebo-controlled clinical trials on the use of broccoli sprouts…


Canned Beans or Cooked Beans?

“Canned Beans or Cooked Beans?” Canned beans are convenient, but are they as nutritious as home cooked? And if you do used canned, should you drain them or not? This recent study, spilled the beans. The federal government recommends about a half a cup a day, counting them as both a protein and a vegetable,…


Update on Cinnamon for Blood Sugar Control

the use of cinnamon to help treat diabetes remains controversial we know that cinnamon is so good at controlling one’s blood sugar that you can cheat on a diabetes test by consuming two teaspoons of cinnamon the night before your glucose tolerance test basically they make you drink some sugar water and see how well…


Fighting Lupus With Turmeric: Good as Gold

“Fighting Lupus With Turmeric: Good as Gold” Different autoimmune diseases tend to target different organs. If our immune system attacks the insulin-producing cells in our pancreas, we can end up with Type 1 diabetes. If our immune system attacks our thyroid gland, we can end up with hypothyroidism. But in the autoimmune disease lupus, our…


Should We Take a Multivitamin?

[Music] about one in three Americans takes a multivitamin is that helpful harmful or just harmless a waste of money in 2011 the Iowa women’s health study reported that multivitamin use was associated with a higher risk of total mortality meaning in effect women who took a multivitamin appeared to be paying to live shorter…


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…


Biggest Nutrition Bang for Your Buck

“Biggest Nutrition Bang for your Buck” A few years ago, in an analysis of antioxidants per unit cost, I concluded that red cabbage — purple cabbage — was the most nutrition you could get for your money. Yes, there are healthier foods out there, but not healthier foods for the same amount of money. I…