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by 55320 · September 04, 2010 at 3:05 AM

Saw this discussed in comments and thought it deserved a real question. Antioxidants are hyped in nearly every news story from "green tea cures cancer!" to "blueberries do your taxes!" But others say they aren't so great and may even by poison.... (more)

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grace 0 · September 04, 2010 at 3:05 AM

We have unique detoxification systems (liver P450 enzymes) and other routes... we are all so different! Bruce Ames in some unique studies showed that just deficiency in one dietary component e.g. vitamin B6 or folate, etc was associated with just... (more)

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by 15334 · April 25, 2014 at 12:21 PM

Following on from the discussion of things it's safe to drink a lot of what do people think about rooibos (red) tea? I used to drink a lot of it, typically brewed the traditional way, i.e. as strong as it can possibly be. Being full of... (more)

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Rosenhazavel 0 · April 25, 2014 at 12:21 PM

Rooibos teas are herbal plant that's dried and brewed like tea, and has no caffeine. If you are following Auto Immune Plan caffeine is no allowed or will be not good. Rooibos teas are a replacement option for caffeine. You can get rooibos in... (more)

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by 13928 · April 26, 2012 at 9:51 AM

I like to avoid things like ibuprofen and other meds of that ilk. Mark Sisson had a good post on anti-inflammatory foods a while back. He listed things like: Garlic Broccoli Spinach Kale Bok choy Cauliflower Cabbage Onions Peppers But I want... (more)

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gilliebean 0 · April 02, 2010 at 2:37 AM

Because I was looking for a specific list of paleo foods that have a positive effect on acute inflammation, and was not looking to debate the merit or mistake of attempting to reduce acute inflammation, I am reluctant to make Patrik's answer the... (more)