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  • Bad Advice From Health Food Store Employees
    Bad Advice From Health Food Store Employees
    Most health food store supplement aisle employees have little or no training and make wildly dissimilar recommendations. Even when they're consistent, the levels of active ingredients in supplements...
  • Get the Lead Out
    Get the Lead Out
    Toxic heavy metal contamination of Ayurvedic dietary supplements is in most cases intentional.
  • Some Ayurvedic Medicine Worse Than Lead Paint Exposure
    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....
  • Antioxidants in a Pinch
    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.
  • Dietary Guidelines: It’s All Greek to the USDA
    Dietary Guidelines: It’s All Greek to the USDA
    Unlike the United States, where the agriculture department is the lead agency on formulating dietary recommendations, other countries such as Greece rely on their health department. What do their...
  • Antioxidant Content of 3,139 Foods
    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.
  • Antioxidant Content of 300 Foods
    Antioxidant Content of 300 Foods
    Ranking foods by antioxidants per serving.
  • New Antioxidant Superstars
    New Antioxidant Superstars
    Ranking foods by antioxidants per unit weight.
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