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June 26, 2013
Reducing Radiation Damage With Ginger & Lemon Balm
A component of cooked ginger root protects human white blood cells in vitro against radiation-induced genetic damage, and lemonbalm tea appears to protect radiology staff against radiation-induced...
December 5, 2012
How Diet Soda Could Make Us Gain Weight
People consuming low calorie sweeteners may overcompensate by eating more than they otherwise would.
February 6, 2012
Safest Source of B12
Since foods are effectively a package deal, what is the best way to get vitamin B12 (cobalamin)?
January 19, 2012
A Better Breakfast
The antioxidant power of American breakfast fare is compared to a smoothie that contains berries, white tea leaves, and Indian gooseberry (amla) powder.
September 2, 2011
Egg Industry Blind Spot
To help deflect criticism from the cholesterol content of their product, the egg industry touts the benefits of two phytonutrients, lutein and zeaxanthin, that have indeed been shown to be...
September 1, 2011
Avoiding Cholesterol Is a No Brainer
Eggs and brains are the two most concentrated sources of cholesterol in the diet.
August 22, 2011
Antioxidant Content of 3,139 Foods
In the most extensive study of its kind ever published, the amount of anti-aging anticancer antioxidants is measured across thousands of different foods.
September 29, 2010
New Cholesterol Fighters
Eight products put to the cholesterol-lowering test.
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