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April 26, 2012
The Fruit Whose Juice Is Healthier
Can you name a fruit whose processed juice is healthier than just eating the fruit itself?
April 25, 2012
Raw Veggies Versus Cooked for Heart Disease
Fruit and vegetable consumption is associated with a lower risk of heart disease, but which is more protective, raw or cooked?
March 30, 2012
Flax and Fecal Flora
The trillions of good bacteria in our gut can be thought of as an additional organ, metabolizing, detoxifying, and activating many crucial components of our diet. The formation of lignans from...
March 13, 2012
Sulforaphane: From Broccoli to Breast
In a test tube, the broccoli phytonutrient sulforaphane appears to target breast cancer stem cells, but how do we know it's even absorbed into the body? Have women undergoing breast reduction surgery...
February 17, 2012
Young infants and perhaps those with recurrent oxalate kidney stones should avoid beets, but most commonly the chief side effect is beeturia, the harmless passage of pink urine, though not all are...
February 8, 2012
Daily Source of Vitamin B12
Fortified foods such as some breakfast cereals and types of nutritional yeast can provide another cholesterol-free source of vitamin B12.
February 7, 2012
Cheapest Source of Vitamin B12
Vitamin B12 (cobalamin) supplementation can cost as little as $2 a year.
February 6, 2012
Safest Source of B12
Since foods are effectively a package deal, what is the best way to get vitamin B12 (cobalamin)?
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