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|1||CleanVideoWhat are the Effects of the Hops Phytoestrogen in Beer?||When it comes to breast cancer risk, does the phytoestrogen in beer act more like the animal estrogens in Premarin, or the protective phytoestrogens in soy?||7/29/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
|2||CleanVideoThe Most Potent Phytoestrogen is in Beer||The reason why women who handle hops start menstruating is because of a phytoestrogen that ends up in beer, called 8-prenylnaringenin (8-PN).||7/27/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
|3||CleanVideoZeranol Use in Meat and Breast Cancer||Anabolic growth-promoting drugs in meat production are by far the most potent hormones found in the food supply.||7/25/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
|4||CleanVideoSodium and Arterial Function: A-salting our Endothelium||A salted meal can impair artery function within 30 minutes by suppressing a key detoxifying antioxidant enzyme in our body.||7/22/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
|5||CleanVideoPrunes for Osteoporosis||Vegetables and fruit, such as dried plums, may help build stronger bones.||7/20/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
|6||CleanVideoWhat Diet Best Lowers Phthalate Exposure?||The highest levels of hormone-disrupting plastics chemical pollutants (phthalates) are found in meats, fats, and dairy.||7/18/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
|7||CleanVideoCan Morbid Obesity Be Reversed Through Diet?||How extreme was Dr. Kempner’s rice diet, compared to traditional surgical approaches, and is there a safer alternative?||7/15/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
|8||CleanVideoBerries vs. Pesticides in Parkinson’s Disease||Berries counteract the neurotoxic effects of pesticides in vitro, potentially explaining why berry consumption is associated with lower risk of developing Parkinson’s disease.||7/13/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
|9||CleanVideoThe Risks and Benefits of Sensible Sun Exposure||We don’t have to choose between the lesser of two evils: skin cancer versus internal cancers from vitamin D deficiency.||7/11/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
|10||CleanVideoThe Best Way to Get Vitamin D: Sun, Supplements, or Salons?||If one is going to make an evolutionary argument for what a “natural” vitamin D level may be, how about getting vitamin D in the way nature intended: sun instead of supplements?||7/8/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
|11||CleanVideoThe Optimal Dose of Vitamin D Based on Natural Levels||Why do some recommend thousands of units of supplemental vitamin D when the Institute of Medicine set the recommended daily intake at just 600 to 800 units?||7/6/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
|12||CleanVideoHow Much Vitamin D Should You Take?||The safe dose of vitamin D supplementation to get most of the population to the optimal level is 2,000 IU a day, but the elderly and overweight may need more.||7/4/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
|13||CleanVideoWill You Live Longer if You Take Vitamin D Supplements?||What do 56 randomized clinical trials involving nearly 100,000 people between the ages of 18 and 107 show vitamin D can do to our lifespan?||7/1/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
|14||CleanVideoDo Vitamin D Supplements Help with Diabetes, Weight Loss, and Blood Pressure?||Those with higher vitamin D levels tend to have lower rates of obesity, diabetes, and hypertension. But is it cause and effect? Interventional trials finally put vitamin D to the test.||6/29/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
|15||CleanVideoThe Great Protein Fiasco||The field of nutrition got human protein requirements spectacularly wrong, leading to a massive recalculation.||6/27/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
|16||CleanVideoTurmeric or Curcumin: Plants vs. Pills||Curcumin-free turmeric, from which the so-called active ingredient has been removed, may be as effective or even more potent.||6/24/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
|17||CleanVideoAmerican Medical Association Complicity with Big Tobacco||Mainstream medicine’s permissive attitude towards smoking in the face of overwhelming evidence can be an object lesson for contemporary medical collusion with the food industry.||6/22/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
|18||CleanVideoChanging a Man’s Diet After a Prostate Cancer Diagnosis||Might appeals to masculinity and manhood help men with prostate cancer change their diet to improve their survival?||6/20/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
|19||CleanVideoWhich Has More Caramel Coloring Carcinogens: Coke or Pepsi?||How many cola cancer cases are estimated to be caused by Coke and Pepsi in New York versus California, where a carcinogen labeling law (Prop 65) exists?||6/17/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
|20||CleanVideoGut Dysbiosis: Starving Our Microbial Self||Inadequate consumption of prebiotics—the fiber and resistant starch concentrated in unprocessed plant foods—can cause a disease-promoting imbalance in our gut microbiome.||6/15/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
|21||CleanVideoIs it Worth Switching from White Rice to Brown?||What happens when brown rice is put to the test in a randomized controlled crossover trial?||6/13/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
|22||CleanVideoIs Fish “Brain Food” for Older Adults?||Why has fish consumption been associated with cognitive impairment and loss of executive function?||6/10/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
|23||CleanVideoReductionism and the Deficiency Mentality||How the food, drug, and supplement industries have taken advantage of the field of nutrition’s reductionist mindset||6/8/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
|24||CleanVideoNatural Treatments for Morning Sickness||Can cannabis and ginger be considered safe and effective treatments for hyperemesis gravidarum (severe morning sickness during pregnancy)?||6/6/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
|25||CleanVideoLose Two Pounds in One Sitting: Taking the Mioscenic Route||Our physiology evolved for millions of years eating a plant-based diet. What would happen if researchers tried to recreate our ancestral diet in the lab?||6/3/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
|26||CleanVideoWheatgrass Juice for Ulcerative Colitis||A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial found wheatgrass juice to be safe and effective in the treatment of an inflammatory bowel disease.||6/1/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
|27||CleanVideoStriking with the Root: Turmeric Curcumin and Ulcerative Colitis||A double-blind, placebo-controlled trial found a dramatic effect of the anti-inflammatory spice pigment, curcumin, against inflammatory bowel disease.||5/30/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
|28||CleanVideoHow to Prevent Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease||Avoid sugary and cholesterol-laden foods to reduce the risk of our most common cause of chronic liver disease.||5/27/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
|29||CleanVideoSlow Your Beating Heart: Beans vs Exercise||A cup a day of beans, chickpeas, or lentils for three months may slow one's resting heart rate as much as 250 hours on a treadmill.||5/25/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
|30||CleanVideoFinger on the Pulse of Longevity||To maximize our lifespan, the target resting heart rate may be one beat a second, or less.||5/23/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
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