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Fish and Diabetes

“Fish and Diabetes” In the past two years, 6 separate meta-analyses have been published on the relationship between fish consumption and type 2 diabetes. The whole point of a meta-analysis, though, is to compile together the best studies done to date and see what the overall balance of evidence shows. The fact that there are…

By Ewald Bahringer October 4, 2019 73

Are Organic Foods More Nutritious?

“Are Organic Foods More Nutritious?” Are organic foods safer or healthier than conventional alternatives? Two separate questions. Some consumers are interested in getting more nutrients, whereas others are more concerned about getting less pesticides. Let’s do nutritious first. Hundreds of studies reviewed, and they didn’t find significant differences for most of the traditional nutrients like…

By Ewald Bahringer September 15, 2019 8

Plants With Aspirin Aspirations

“Plants with Aspirin Aspirations” The results of the recent aspirin meta-analyses suggesting a reduction of cancer mortality by about a third in subjects taking daily low-dose aspirin can justly be called astounding. Yet the protection from “Western” cancers enjoyed by those eating more traditional plant- centered diets is even more dramatic. Before the Westernization of…

By Ewald Bahringer September 14, 2019 43