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Oh No! Adding bananas to smoothies greatly decreases healthy flavanols

From University of Reading Research News, August 25, 2023: In a study published in Food and Function, scientists used smoothies to test how polyphenol oxidase – an enzyme found in many fruits and ve…

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Drinking alcohol, often heavily, is common for cancer survivors

Drinking alcohol increases the risk of at least 7 types of cancer.

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Probiotics in yogurt can help lower gut inflammation from microplastics

From The Guardian, November 27, 2023: Research suggests bacteria in fermented foods may ameliorate some inflammation that microplastics promote in our system.

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The Ketogenic Diet and Cancer

Ketones and lactate can promote tumor growth. The data does not yet support the adoption of a ketogenic diet to fight cancer. For more, see this blog from Dr. Michael Greger.

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Plant-based foods are linked to a lower risk of heart disease, diabetes, and some cancers

From the New York Times, November 17, 2023: The case has never been clearer: Eat less bacon and more beans.


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