The Best Diet to Prevent Kidney Stones


Original Source: https://nutritionfacts.org/2017/05/02/the-best-diet-to-prevent-kidney-stones/ In my video How to Prevent Kidney Stones With Diet you can see what the jagged surface of a kidney stone looks like under a microscope. Imagine one of those scraping down your urinary canal! Kidney stones affect approximately 1 in 11 people in the United States.…

Are the Benefits of Organic Food Underrated or Overrated?


Original Source: https://nutritionfacts.org/2017/04/27/are-the-benefits-of-organic-food-underrated-or-overrated/ Pesticides have been classified as probable carcinogens for 25 years. Different pesticides have been associated with different cancers through a variety of mechanisms, including genetic damage—direct hits to our DNA or chromosomes—and epigenetic modification, changes in the way our genes are expressed. These effects have been documented…

What Are the Benefits of Organic?


Original Source: https://nutritionfacts.org/2017/04/25/what-are-the-benefits-of-organic/ The medical literature has been historically hostile to organic foods, blaming in part erroneous information supplied by the health food movement for our ignorance of nutrition. But until just a few generations ago, all food was organic. It’s kind of ironic that what we now call conventional…

The Best Way to Wash Fruit and Vegetables


Original Source: https://nutritionfacts.org/2017/04/20/the-best-way-to-wash-fruit-and-vegetables/ How might we reduce our exposure to pesticide residues on fruits and vegetables? What about staying away from imported produce? Well, it turns out domestic produce may be even worse, dispelling the notion that imported fruits and vegetables pose greater potential health risks to consumers. Buying organic…

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