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Antibiotics Absorbed By Vegetables

Evaluating the impact of livestock antibiotics on the environment, University of Minnesota researchers have found that many vegetables uptake the antibiotics. The study, in the Journal of Environmental Quality, shows that food crops can readily accumulate antibiotics from soils spread with cattle manure. The findings were based on a greenhouse study involving three food crops: […]

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Veggie Juice Reduces Risk Of Vegetative State

The September issue of The American Journal of Medicine reports that a specific class of antioxidant found in fruit and vegetable juice could stave off Alzheimer’s disease. The Vanderbilt University study suggests that juices are especially effective for people genetically predisposed to the disease. An investigation into Alzheimer’s disease in older Japanese populations living in […]

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