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June 12, 2013
Can Cranberry Juice Treat Bladder Infections?
Cranberries may reduce the recurrence of urinary tract infections, but their role in treating infections is limited.
December 20, 2012
Preventing Strokes with Diet
Increasing the intake of potassium-rich foods is associated with a significantly lower stroke risk.
August 16, 2012
Optimal Phytosterol Source
Whole food sources of phytosterols, such as seeds and nuts, are likely superior to supplements or phytosterol-fortified spreads and beverages.
August 3, 2012
A Better Way to Boost Serotonin
Contrary to popular belief, the consumption of animal foods may actually decrease tryptophan levels in the brain. Carbohydrates, on the other hand, can boost transport across the blood-brain barrier,..
December 7, 2011
Is Vitamin D the New Vitamin E?
The Institute of Medicine's conservative position on vitamin D is understandable given the history of hyped vitamin supplements (vitamin A, beta carotene, folic acid, vitamin C, vitamin E) that..
November 28, 2011
Best Fruit Juice
Which common fruit juices have the most (and least) phenolic phytonutrients, which may protect against Alzheimer's disease: apple juice, cranberry cocktail, grape juice (white, red, and purple),..
August 28, 2011
Calcium Absorption: Soy Milk Versus Cow Milk
Soymilk (soya milk) should be shaken before pouring to get at the calcium that settles to the bottom.
October 21, 2010
Healthiest Airplane Beverage
Which should you choose the next time you fly?
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