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High Fiber Foods May Counteract the Effects of Pollution

In this short video, Pan Deng, Ph.D., researcher at the University of Kentucky (UK), describes some of the newest dietary recommendations from the university’s Superfund Research Center to help prevent damage from environmental toxins. After environmental disasters such as Love Canal in Niagara Falls, New York in the 1970s, the Environmental Protection Agency established the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act. The act is also called Superfund and gives the EPA the financial ability and political authority to address contamination. The research center at UK hopes to reduce the impact of contamination through two branches of research. The first is environmental to look for means of detection and cleanup of chlorinated organic compounds. The second arm is a biomedical examination of nutritional avenues to reduce the impact on human health.  Read more.....



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