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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

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

Is Canned Fruit as Healthy?

“Is Canned Fruit as Healthy?” Food cans used to be soldered with lead compounds, so much so that people living off of canned food may have died from lead poisoning. Thankfully this is no longer a problem in the United States. Lead contamination was actually one of the first priorities of the FDA, before it…

By Ewald Bahringer September 15, 2019 87