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Eating Garlic and Raisins May Help Prevent Preterm Birth

The United States has one of the worst premature birth rates in the world, now ranking 131st worldwide. Even worse, over the last few decades, the rate of preterm birth in the U.S. has been going up. …

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Four Brazil Nuts Once a Month…

One of the craziest studies I read all year involved feeding people a single serving of brazil nuts to see what it would do to the cholesterol levels of healthy volunteers. They gave ten men and women…

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Who Should Avoid Gluten?

Until only a few years ago, almost the whole of the scientific world maintained that the wheat protein gluten would provoke negative effects only in people with rare conditions such as celiac disease …

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How to Diagnose Gluten Problems

Symptoms of gluten sensitivity include irritable bowel type symptoms such as bloating, abdominal pain, and changes in bowel habits, as well as systemic manifestations such as brain fog, headache, fati…

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Yoga for Runners: 10 Poses to Stretch and Strengthen

Running is hard on your body, and complementary yoga for runners can help balance that intense workout. Try these yoga poses for runners. The idea with this series of poses isn't to break a sweat…

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Does Gluten Sensitivity Exist?

In 1980, researchers in England reported a series of women with no evidence of celiac disease (the autoimmune disorder associated with gluten intolerance), who nevertheless resolved their chronic diar…

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Hummus for Heart Health

I’ve talked previously about the anti-diabetic and anti-obesity effects of various phytonutrients in beans, but beans have protective effects on the cardiovascular system as well. As one review found,…

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Yoga Poses for Menstrual Pain Relief

Serious menstrual pain can really stop you in your tracks, can't it? The bloating, stomachache and general sense of yuckiness is annoying at best and debilitating at worst. Learn some of the yoga po…

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Could Chlorella Be Linked to Psychosis?

Multiple studies published over the last few decades suggest that exercise can mitigate the decline in immune function as we age. Exercising can boost the activity of natural killer cells, our immune …

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The Little-Known Science Behind Cooking Broccoli

When I used to teach medical students at Tufts, I gave a lecture about this amazing new therapeutic called “iloccorB.” I’d talk about all the new science, all the things it could do, its excellent saf…

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