Tag: plant-based diets

Daily Source of Vitamin B12

“Daily Source of Vitamin B12” Though it may be cheaper and easier to just take something once a week, some people would rather get into the habit of doing something daily, so they don’t forget. So, how much vitamin B12 would you have to take if you wanted to do it once a day, rather…

By Ewald Bahringer September 17, 2019 22

What Diet Best Lowers Phthalate Exposure?

“What Diet Best Lowers Phthalate Exposure?” Phthalates are hormone- disrupting chemicals linked to a number of adverse health effects, such as disturbing infant and child development and in adults may affect reproductive health in men, endometriosis in women, and is associated with increased abdominal fat in both. Given the increasing evidence base linking phthalate exposure…

By Ewald Bahringer September 16, 2019 38

Reductionism and the Deficiency Mentality

“Reductionism and the Deficiency Mentality” Research in human nutrition over the last 40 years has led to numerous discoveries and to a comprehensive understanding of the exact mechanisms behind how food nutrients affect our bodies. However, the epidemics of diet-related chronic diseases — obesity, type 2 diabetes, osteoporosis, heart disease, stroke, and cancers — dramatically…

By Ewald Bahringer September 16, 2019 72

The Philosophy of NutritionFacts.org

“The Philosophy of NutritionFacts.org” I’m often asked what my opinion is about one food or another. I know what they’re saying, but I’m not interested in opinions; I’m not interested in beliefs. I’m interested in the science. What does the best available balance of evidence published in the peer-reviewed medical literature show right now? For…

By Ewald Bahringer September 15, 2019 100

Should We All Take Aspirin to Prevent Cancer?

“Should We All Take Aspirin to Prevent Cancer?” In people without a personal history of cardiovascular disease, the risks of aspirin may outweigh the benefits, but aspirin may have additional benefits as well. We have long recognized the preventative role of daily aspirin for patients with heart disease; however, it now appears we can now…

By Ewald Bahringer September 15, 2019 55

Best Foods to Reduce Stroke Risk

[Music] stroke remains one of the most devastating of all neurological diseases killing about five million people a year worldwide is the leading cause of permanent disability in the United States but the good news is that about 80% of stroke risk may be due to basic lifestyle factors primarily improving your diet stopping smoking…

By Ewald Bahringer September 15, 2019 48