Tag Archives: Reduce

The Best Way To Reduce Pesticide Residue

USDA-funded researchers determined the most efficient way to reduce pesticides on fruits and vegetables. They doused apples with two common pesticides and then washed them with either tap water, an EPA-approved bleach produce wash or a solution of baking soda. The baking soda solution recipe was one teaspoon for every two cups of water.  … Read More »

Does bariatric surgery reduce cancer risk?

There is adequate evidence that excess body fat results in an increased risk of 13 different cancers, according to the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC).   In a 2016 reassessment of the preventive effects of a healthy weight on cancer risk, the France-based IARC reviewed over 1000 epidemiologic studies, which examine disease distribution in… Read More »