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Head Shrinking from Grilling Meat

Michael Greger MD | July 23, 2013 | Health

Read More: bacon, barbeque, BBQ, birth weight, carcinogens, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, cooking meat, COPD, DNA, fetal development, frying meat, lung cancer, lung disease, lung health, meat fumes, mutations, newborns, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, pregnant women, respiratory tract cancer, restaurants, young children

A year ago I posted a two minute video entitled Carcinogens in the Smell of Frying Bacon, in which I described the ability of the fumes generated by frying meat to mutate DNA. This helped explain both the increased risk of......

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Which Air Pollutants Are Worst For Your Health?

Janice Stanger, PhD | March 17, 2013 | Health

Read More: air pollution, barbecue, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons

Give a Wide Berth to These Four Enemies of Air Quality Your lungs are an entryway to your body, a site where you literally take in your environment. Millions of tiny air sacs in your lungs have walls only......

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To Cook Or Not To Cook - The Raw Food Dilemma

Dustin Rudolph, Pharm.D. | February 2, 2011 | Food

Read More: acrylamides, cooked food, heterocyclic amines, Maillard Reaction, plant based diet, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, raw food, raw vegan

It is widely known that eating more fruits and vegetables is better for your overall health and it's not just grandma saying this anymore.  The recently published and updated 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans stated this and even dedicated two full pages......

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Barbecue With a Side of Chemicals

Janice Stanger, PhD | June 19, 2010 | Health

Read More: barbeque, cancer, heterocyclic amines, in utero, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons

Killer Reasons to Break Up with Your Grill This Summer The start of warm summer breezes and promise of the Fourth of July inspire many to drag out their barbecue grill. Charcoal and lighter fluid join the bestseller list.......