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March 8, 2013
Herbal Tea Update: Rooibos & Nettle
Rooibos (red) tea may reduce stress levels by suppressing adrenal gland function. Nettle tea is mineral rich but may have estrogenic side effects.
August 24, 2012
Fat Burning Via Arginine
The arginine content of nuts may explain their metabolism boosting effects, though in a list of the top food sources of arginine, nuts don't even make the top ten.
August 21, 2012
Testing the Pistachio Principle
If the fecal fat losses associated with undigested pieces of nuts (due to inadequate chewing) and the tedium of shelling them in the first place helps account for why nuts don't tend to lead to...
August 15, 2012
Optimal Phytosterol Dose
Those eating plant-based diets get the most phytosterols, but there is still room for improvement to maximize cholesterol reduction.
December 22, 2010
Is Peanut Butter Good for You?
An update on the healthfulness of nut consumption and whether the cardiovascular benefits extend to peanut butter.
September 4, 2010
Halving Heart Attack Risk
Three interventions that may cut one's risk in half of dying from our #1 killer.
October 6, 2009
Peanuts in Pregnancy
Should pregnant women avoid peanuts to decrease their child's risk of peanut allergy?
October 8, 2008
The Best Nut
Which type of nut has the highest antioxidant content?
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