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January 24, 2012
Amla and Triphala Tested for Metals
Both U.S.-made and imported Ayurvedic dietary supplements have high contamination rates of toxic metals such as mercury, though only a small fraction of the levels found in canned tuna.
January 20, 2012
Some Ayurvedic Medicine Worse Than Lead Paint Exposure
Triphala, a combination of three fruits--amla, bibhitaki, and haritaki fruits—is the most commonly used herbal formulation in Ayurvedic medicine and may have powerful anti-cancer properties...
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.
January 18, 2012
Antioxidants in a Pinch
Some herbs and spices--including cinnamon, cloves, lemonbalm, marjoram, oregano, and peppermint--are so rich in antioxidants that just a small pinch can go a long way.
January 17, 2012
Amla Versus Diabetes
For a dollar a month, Indian gooseberry (amla) powder may work as well as a leading diabetes drug without the side effects.
January 11, 2012
Better Than Goji Berries
There are some dried fruits even more antioxidant-packed than goji berries.
January 10, 2012
Dried Apples Versus Cholesterol
Which common dried fruit is the most antioxidant-packed: apple rings, dried apricots, dried cherries, dried mango, prunes, or raisins?
May 24, 2011
Are Goji Berries Good for You?
How to buy goji berries cheaper than raisins.
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