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January 15, 2014
Turmeric Curcumin and Rheumatoid Arthritis
Randomized controlled trial comparing the safety and efficacy of drugs versus curcumin, the yellow pigment in the spice turmeric, for the treatment of autoimmune inflammatory rheumatoid arthritis.
January 13, 2014
Spicing Up DNA Protection
The DNA of those cooking with spices such as ginger, rosemary, and turmeric appears less susceptible to breakage.
January 10, 2014
Which Spices Fight Inflammation?
An elegant experiment is described in which the blood of those eating different types of spices such as cloves, ginger, rosemary, and turmeric is tested for anti-inflammatory capacity.
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...
November 2, 2012
Plants vs. Pesticides
Phytonutrients found in certain foods may protect against the toxic effects of industrial pollutants such as dioxin and DDT, suggesting a dual role for plant-based diets to reduce both exposure and...
July 11, 2012
Treating Gorlin Syndrome With Green Tea
Gorlin Syndrome, also known as basal cell nevus syndrome, is a rare genetic condition in which one's body becomes covered in skin cancers. An astounding case is reported of a woman suffering from the...
June 4, 2012
Dangerous Advice From Health Food Store Employees
Employees in natural food stores have been caught giving advice that is not only scientifically baseless, but also risky and downright dangerous.
November 24, 2011
Amyloid and Apple Juice
Ginger and apple juice appear to protect human nerve cells from the neurotoxic Alzheimer's plaque protein amyloid Beta in a petri dish.
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