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Ask the Doctors: Washing Produce & Pesticides; Culinary Algae Oil

Q: Does the practice of washing produce remove pesticides?

A: Fruits and vegetables are important to a healthy diet. Yet, despite a chorus of advocacy by nutrition professionals to add more produce to the plate, Americans still fall short of recommendations. Confusion about pesticides may be partly to blame. Concern about

Chronic Inflammation: Causes and Consequences

Although acute inflammation is uncomfortable—red, hot, swollen, and painful—it is an essential response of your immune system. Inflammation is your body’s first attempt to protect itself from foreign invaders and hostile environments, and the symptoms usually last just a few days.
However, chronic inflammation can last for months or years. It

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