January 2007 - Page 2 of 6 - Health Sciences Institute - Official Site

NBC showed CBS how it's done.

In the e-Alert “Katie, Bar the Door!” (1/17/07), I told you about an inept investigation of dietary supplements that appeared on the CBS Evening News last week

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Mysterious Ways

Here are the two best ways to lower your risk of pancreatic cancer: 1) Maintain a proper body weight 2) Avoid smoking. Researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health believe they’ve found evidence that might add a third item to that list.

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Fats? In fruits and vegetables?

Absolutely. We’re so conditioned to equating fats with meat that it may come as a surprise that fruits and vegetables also contain fats. In fact, one fruit in particular contains quite a bit of fat.

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What's Good for the Body…

Like many health issues, kidney problems require very specific dietary considerations.

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Feeling hungry?

Not if you work at the USDA. When noon arrives around the USDA offices, folks there begin feeling that tug of “low food security” in the belly.

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Just For the Risk of It

As you may have heard (or seen on YouTube.com), when a stack of Mentos candies is dropped into a liter of Diet Coke, a frothy cola geyser instantly erupts from the bottle.

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Great news!

After I sent you the e-Alert “Hot Buttons” (1/17/07) concerning the use of intravenous ascorbic acid (IAA) in the treatment of cancer I came across a very encouraging report.

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