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Plants as Intellectual Property – Patently Wrong?

Since ancient times, Mother Nature has been a fertile source for drugs used to treat human diseases. One such remedy is the spice turmeric, specifically known for its naturally-yellow compound, curcum…

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Xenohormesis: What Doesn’t Kill Plants May Make Us Stronger

A new concept, called xenohormesis, has arisen to explain the mystery of why so many plant molecules interact with and modulate key regulators of our physiology in ways that are beneficial to our heal…

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How Humans Benefit From Stressed Plants

Plants live the ultimate sedentary lifestyle—most of us usually think of plants more as objects than as organisms. Because plants can't move, they've had to evolve a whole other way to escape threats …

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Tick Bites, Meat Allergies and Chronic Urticaria

In a previous video I made, I started talking about a tick bite-induced meat allergy, called Alpha-Gal, that is unlike any other food allergy we know. The most interesting feature of the reactions may…

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Debunking Egg Industry Myths

In my video Eggs vs. Cigarettes in Atherosclerosis, I profiled a study showing that both smoking and eating eggs can harm our arteries. But even egg yolks alone were associated with artery-clogging pl…

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How Walnuts Can Improve Artery Function

Good news for nut lovers: Eating at least one serving of walnuts per week may drop our chances of a cardiovascular-related death by 50%. However, walnut consumption may only drop our cholesterol level…

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Pollutants in Salmon and Our Own Fat

In my video Diabetes and Dioxins, I explored a nationwide study that found a strong dose-response relationship between industrial toxins and diabetes. Since then, Harvard researchers have reported a l…

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Diabetes and Dioxins

Finding higher diabetes rates among those heavily exposed to toxic pollutants—such as those exposed to Agent Orange, chemical plant explosions, toxic waste dumps, or heavy metals in fish from the Grea…

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Fish and Diabetes

In the past two years, six separate meta-analyses have been published on the relationship between fish consumption and type 2 diabetes. The whole point of a meta-analysis is to compile the best studie…

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Cancer Risk From French Fries

In the latest study on dietary patterns and breast cancer risk, healthier eating was associated with only a quarter of the odds of breast cancer, whereas less healthy eating was associated with up to …

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