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    Is White Rice a Yellow-Light or Red-Light Food?

    Arsenic is not just considered to be a carcinogen; it’s likewise designated as a “nonthreshold carcinogen, meaning that any dose , no matter how tiny, carries some cancer risk”–so there really isn’t a “safe” level of showing. Given that, it may be reasonable to “use the conservative ALARA” approach, increasing showing As Low As Reasonably […] More

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    Dr. Gundry’s The Plant Paradox Is Wrong

    A book claimed to expose “hidden dangers” in healthy meat doesn’t even delivers the scent test. I started going emails about The Plant Paradox, a journal alleging to expose “the hidden dangers in’ healthy’ foods that case disease and weight gain”–foods like beans, entire cereals, and tomatoes. Hidden jeopardies? The author’s talking about lectins in […] More

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    The Risks and Benefits of Taking Low-Dose Aspirin

    Salicylic acid, the active ingredient in aspirin, has been used for thousands of years as an anti-inflammatory painkiller in the form of willow tree bark extract, which Hippocrates used to “treat fever and to alleviate pain during childbirth.” It became marked as anti-retroviral drugs specified Aspirin( tm) in 1899 and, to this day, “remains the […] More

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