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How Plastics Can Affect Your Love Life

How Plastics Can Affect Your Love Life Most of the attention on phthalates, a group of hormone-disrupting chemicals found in PVC plastics, has been focused on fetal and child health, particularly regarding genital and behavioral development. Recent data have shown, for example, “incomplete virilization in infant boys” and reduced masculine play as they grow up, […]

How to Boost DNA Repair with Produce

How to Boost DNA Repair with Produce “In the light of strikingly consistent observations from many epidemiological [population-based] studies, there can be little doubt that the habitual consumption of diets high in fruits and vegetables helps to reduce the risk of development of degenerative diseases, including many types of cancers.” Not satisfied with merely telling […]

Healthier Salt Substitutes

Healthier Salt Substitutes As I discuss in my video Shaking the Salt Habit, the two most prominent dietary risks for death and disability in the world are not eating enough fruit and eating too much salt. Eating too little fruit kills nearly five million people every year, and eating too much salt kills four million. […]

Do You Have to Combine Plant Proteins at a Meal?

Do You Have to Combine Plant Proteins at a Meal? All nutrients come from the sun or the soil. Vitamin D, the “sunshine vitamin,” is created when skin is exposed to sunlight. Everything else comes from the ground. Minerals originate from the earth, and vitamins from the plants and micro-organisms that grow from it. The […]

Hiking (and More!) in Virginia’s Blue Ridge

Hiking (and More!) in Virginia’s Blue Ridge There are a million things I love about living in Florida — beach access, great winter running weather, the fact that I rarely go anywhere that requires more formal footwear than sneakers or flip flops, for example. But … the total lack of mountains is not one of […]

A Special Seattle Weekend With Brooks Running

A Special Seattle Weekend With Brooks Running It’s one thing to be pumped about a getting a package in the mail containing new running shoes and workout clothes from a beloved brand — but our ambassador role with Brooks Running goes way beyond that. We’ve embraced this role for six years now, and every year, […]

Almost there!

Almost there! Thank you so much for your support Thanks to your generosity, we have almost hit our goal! Without your support, I wouldn’t be able to spend my days digging into all of the best research and deliver it straight to you. NutritionFacts.org gets all the royalties from How Not to Die, but the number one funding […]

How the Meat Industry Reacted to the New Cancer Warnings

How the Meat Industry Reacted to the New Cancer Warnings What was the meat industry’s response to leading cancer charities’ recommendation to stop eating processed meat, like bacon, ham, hot dogs, sausage, and lunch meat? As I discuss in my video Meat Industry Reaction to New Cancer Guidelines, the industry acknowledges that the most recent […]

The Problem With Using Intense Workouts to Deal With Chronic Stress

The Problem With Using Intense Workouts to Deal With Chronic Stress Can we talk about using high-intensity workouts to deal with stress, please? It’s come up several times recently with a few of my clients and friends and I think it’s definitely something that we should talk about it on a broader scale. I absolutely think […]