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Cruciferous Vegetables Reduce Pancreatic Cancer Risk

Cruciferous Vegetables Reduce Pancreatic Cancer Risk
Regular consumption of large servings of cruciferous vegetables lowers the risk of developing pancreatic cancer, according to a recent Chinese study . Increased intake of cruciferous vegetables was found to reduce pancreatic cancer odds ratio to 0.78 in this study. Cruciferous vegetables are a class of vegetables with cross-shaped flowers. Cabbage, broccoli, kale, cauliflower, turnips,...
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No Spare Parts

No Spare Parts
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For much of human's history of biological knowledge, the appendix has been considered an organ without a purpose. If you Google, " Appendix Function ", the first explanation is, " The function of the appendix is unknown. " It is deemed a vestigial structure. There are, however, numerous theories. One theory, that actually...
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Sean Carney
I love the theory. You may be on to something here! Sean
Friday, 13 January 2017 19:23
Chris Dove
I like the theory, however,as a 30 year plant-based eater, I do see undigested kernels pass. And I do possess an appendix. Either... Read More
Saturday, 14 January 2017 17:52
Sean Carney
There was somebody else who commented on Facebook that she thought the other issue might be that some of us don't chew our corn en... Read More
Saturday, 14 January 2017 18:57
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Believe It or Not: How to Evaluate a Medical Study

Believe It or Not: How to Evaluate a Medical Study
It sounds pretty impressive to hear, "A new study suggests . . . ."  We perk up our ears and open our minds. After all, "science" has discovered something new! Proteinaholic , a recently published book authored by Garth Davis, MD , with Howard Jacobson, PhD , highlights the difference between how news reporters and...
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Increased Dietary Fat Causes Increased Diabetes

Increased Dietary Fat Causes Increased Diabetes
If you have Type II diabetes or prediabetes and wish to no longer be dependent on daily medications, there is hope. It will however, require effort on your part in the form of making lifestyle changes. Some of these lifestyle changes may appear, to some, be extreme--like no longer eating a typical " MODERN "...
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The Effect of Different Oils on Endothelial Function

The Effect of Different Oils on Endothelial Function
Is there a "HEALTHY" oil? We've heard the term used so often that most of us believe there is such a thing. But which is it? Some tout olive oil because of its ancient Mediterranean roots. Others point to the long tradition of using soy products in Asia to prove the benefit of soybean oil....
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"Do all oils affect us the same way?" NO.Walnut oil is benificial.
Monday, 02 April 2018 10:10
Deborah
Ruhl, would you provide a link to some peer-reviewed research to back-up your statement please? :-)Please forgive me if my reques... Read More
Monday, 02 April 2018 11:46
Sean Carney
Hello Ruhl, Thank you for taking the time to comment on our article. I would like to invite you to apply for an account here on Dr... Read More
Monday, 02 April 2018 14:25
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Lacto-Fermented Foods Linked to Esophageal Cancer

Lacto-Fermented Foods Linked to Esophageal Cancer
Did our ancestors have wisdom that we can recover to help us with our modern health problems? Both the Weston A. Price Foundation and the promoters of Paleolithic diets claim this is the case. They suggest that the deficit of lacto-fermented foods in the modern Western diet deprives us of beneficial gut bacteria thus making...
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I am a bit confused by this. Are you suggesting that people avoid fermented foods? Or are you suggesting that people eat more frui... Read More
Wednesday, 20 January 2016 12:29
Sean Carney
Hello Jill, It is a great honor to have you commenting on our site. Thank you very much for gracing us with your presence. We appr... Read More
Friday, 22 January 2016 09:48
Sean Carney
This was a subject that surprised us by the amount of interest there was on the topic and the amount of responses we received on s... Read More
Wednesday, 27 January 2016 12:20
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Meat and Egg Products Increase the Risk of Stroke

Meat and Egg Products Increase the Risk of Stroke
Everywhere we look, we are confronted with the outcomes of recent studies which tout the benefits of low-carb high-protein diets, saturated animal fats, coconut oil...and the list goes on. Because of this, we periodically publish the results of scientific studies which reveal the opposite to be true. Show me the Science!  As reported by The...
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Low-Carb Diet = Higher Rate of Mortality

Low-Carb Diet = Higher Rate of Mortality
AnimalEverywhere we look, we are confronted with the outcomes of recent studies which tout the benefits of low-carb high-protein diets, saturated animal fats, coconut oil...and the list goes on. Because of this, we thought it would be helpful to start circulating the results of scientific studies which reveal the opposite to be true. Show me...
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Plant Foods = Lower Rates of Disease/Mortality

Plant Foods = Lower Rates of Disease/Mortality
Everywhere we look, we are confronted with the outcomes of recent studies which tout the benefits of low-carb high-protein diets, saturated animal fats, coconut oil...and the list goes on. Because of this, we thought it would be helpful to start circulating the results of scientific studies which reveal the opposite to be true. Show Me...
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Eating Whole Grains Lowers Risk of Mortality

Eating Whole Grains Lowers Risk of Mortality
Everywhere we look, we are confronted with the outcomes of recent studies which tout the benefits of low-carb high-protein diets, saturated animal fats, coconut oil...and the list goes on. Because of this, we thought it would be helpful to start circulating the results of scientific studies which reveal the opposite to be true. Show me...
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Meat = Higher Obesity & Chronic Disease Rates

Meat = Higher Obesity & Chronic Disease Rates
Everywhere we look, we are confronted with the outcomes of recent studies which tout the benefits of low-carb high-protein diets, saturated animal fats, coconut oil...and the list goes on. Because of this, we thought it would be helpful to start circulating the results of scientific studies which reveal the opposite to be true. Show Me...
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Low Plant Food Intake = Increased Rate of Disease

Low Plant Food Intake = Increased Rate of Disease
Everywhere we look, we are confronted with the outcomes of recent studies which tout the benefits of low-carb high-protein diets, saturated animal fats, coconut oil...and the list goes on. Because of this, we thought it would be helpful to start circulating the results of scientific studies which reveal the opposite to be true.  Show Me...
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