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October 21, 2013
Preserving Immune Function in Athletes With Nutritional Yeast
Athletes who overtrain may put excessive stress on their bodies and become more susceptible to respiratory infections, but the fiber found in nutritional and brewer's yeast may prevent this immune...
July 15, 2013
More Than an Apple a Day: Combating Common Diseases
Dr. Greger has scoured the world's scholarly literature on clinical nutrition and developed this brand-new live presentation on the latest in cutting-edge research on how a healthy diet can affect...
May 27, 2013
Preventing the Common Cold with Probiotics?
Though prebiotics may be preferable, probiotics may reduce the risk of upper respiratory tract infections.
February 20, 2013
Can Gargling Prevent The Common Cold?
Gargling, as commonly practiced in Japan, can not only soothe a sore throat, but may even prevent one.
February 18, 2013
Are Cats or Dogs More Protective For Children’s Health?
Sharing one's home with a cat or dog may decrease the risk of infectious diseases in children, including ear infections, respiratory illnesses, and gastroenteritis.
June 26, 2012
Chamomile Tea May Not Be Safe During Pregnancy
For the same reason aspirin should be avoided in pregnancy, chamomile has such powerful anti-inflammatory properties that regular consumption may result in a serious fetal heart problem, premature...
September 16, 2010
Zinc Gel for Colds?
Is zinc-containing nasal gel helpful, harmful, or just a waste of money?
November 11, 2009
Antioxidant Level Dynamics
Using an argon laser to measure human antioxidant levels in real time, researchers uncover how fast stress can deplete the body and how slowly it takes to restore antioxidant levels
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