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The Most Antioxidant-Packed Whole Food

The Most Antioxidant-Packed Whole Food

Are the apparently amazing benefits of amla—dried Indian gooseberries—too good to be true? In reference to amla, also known as the Indian gooseberry, it’s been said that “medicinal plants are nature’s gift to human beings to promote a disease free healthy life.” The...

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Presumed Safety of Probiotics Questioned

Presumed Safety of Probiotics Questioned

In certain medical conditions, probiotic supplements may actually make things worse. If you’ve ever made sauerkraut at home, you know you don’t have to add any kind of starter bacteria to get it to ferment, because the lactic acid-producing bacteria are already...

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An Oral History of the Forks Over Knives Film

An Oral History of the Forks Over Knives Film

On May 6, 2011, Forks Over Knives premiered and introduced millions to a simple yet striking idea: For some of the most common chronic diseases afflicting people today, diet is not only the primary cause but also the most powerful solution. In honor of the film’s 10th...

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Natural Dietary Treatments for Fibroids

Natural Dietary Treatments for Fibroids

The same diet that helps regulate hormones in women may also reduce exposure to endocrine-disrupting pollutants. Fibroids are the most common benign tumors in women. They can grow to a foot in diameter and affect the majority of women before they hit menopause....

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