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July 4, 2014
Anti-Cancer Potential of Sweet Potato Proteins
Sweet potatoes are not just one of the healthiest and cheapest sources of nutrition; the predominant protein is a type of protease inhibitor that may have cancer-fighting properties.
June 25, 2014
Broccoli: Sprouts vs. Supplements
Broccoli sprouts are compared to “Broccomax” supplements.
May 30, 2014
Fruits, Veggies, and Longevity: How Many Minutes Per Mouthful?
The first study to gauge how much longer we live based on the number of fruits and vegetables we eat suggests that a daily salad could add years to our lifespan.
May 28, 2014
Magic Bullets vs. Promiscuous Plants
The pharmaceutical industry is starting to shift away from designing single target drugs to trying to affect multiple pathways simultaneously, much like compounds made by plants such as aspirin and...
May 26, 2014
Plants as Intellectual Property – Patently Wrong?
Barriers to patent natural commodities such as the spice, turmeric, keeps prices low, but if no one profits, where is the research funding going to come from?
April 14, 2014
Taxpayer Subsidies for Unhealthy Foods
What if billions in tax dollars were invested in healthier options rather than given to corporations to subsidize the very foods that are making us sick?
February 28, 2014
Is Meat Glue Safe?
Used in about 8 million pounds of meat every year in the United States, the “meat glue” enzyme, transglutaminase, has potential food safety and allergy implications.
January 31, 2014
Should We Take a Multivitamin?
What does the best available science say about the role multivitamins may play in heart disease, cancer, and longevity?
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