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Cheese and the Comparison Challenge

Cheese and the Comparison Challenge

Dairy is compared to other foods for cardiovascular (heart attack and stroke) risk. When studies funded by industries suggest their products have neutral health effects or are even beneficial, one question you always have to ask is, “Compared to what?” Is cheese...

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Is Cheese Really Good for Our Health?

Is Cheese Really Good for Our Health?

What is the real story behind the recent studies that show cheese has neutral or positive health effects? In my series of videos on saturated fat, I talked about a major campaign launched by the global dairy industry to “neutralize the negative image of milk-fat among...

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Take the Daily Dozen Challenge!

Take the Daily Dozen Challenge!

We just re-launched the Daily Dozen Challenge to help more people discover how easy it is to fit some of the healthiest of healthy foods into their meals. Join us on social media and show us how you Do the Dozen.  Plan: Pick a day to eat the Daily Dozen. Download our...

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Can We Detoxify Lead from Our Body in a Sauna?

Can We Detoxify Lead from Our Body in a Sauna?

How much does sweating from a sauna or exercise get rid of lead and mercury? In my video Is Henna Safe?, I talk about a study that proved lead could be absorbed through the skin and into the body. Researchers applied lead to someone’s left arm and then measured the...

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Benzoyl Peroxide or Tea Tree Oil for Acne?

Benzoyl Peroxide or Tea Tree Oil for Acne?

What happened when a 5 percent tea tree oil gel was pitted head-to-head against the leading over-the-counter treatment for pimples? “Acne vulgaris remains one of the commonest diseases to afflict humanity.” As I discuss in my video Benzoyl Peroxide vs. Tea Tree Oil...

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Top 10 NutritionFacts.org Videos of 2022

Top 10 NutritionFacts.org Videos of 2022

We create more than a hundred new videos every year. They are the culmination of hundreds of hours of researching, writing, animating, editing, and producing. We comb through thousands of scientific papers from the peer-reviewed medical literature so that busy people...

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Is It Safe to Take Acid-Blocking Drugs?

Is It Safe to Take Acid-Blocking Drugs?

Do the benefits outweigh the risks of acid-blocker drugs, also known as proton pump inhibitors like Nexium, Prilosec, and Zantac? What about baking soda? Dyspepsia is the medical term for upset stomach. After eating, your stomach may hurt, you may feel bloated,...

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