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July 17, 2012
Kiwifruit for Irritable Bowel Syndrome
A kiwi fruit intervention was found to improve bowel function in those suffering from irritable bowel syndrome with constipation. This was accomplished without side-effects such as heart attacks and..
June 8, 2012
Some Dietary Supplements May Be More Than a Waste of Money
People taking dietary supplements may, in some cases, be paying to make themselves sick. This video covers folic acid, beta carotene, and green tea supplements.
June 6, 2012
Dietary Supplement Snake Oil
Supplement industry representative attempts to rebut a mea culpa editorial in an alternative medicine journal decrying the predatory nature of dietary supplement marketing.
June 1, 2012
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..
May 31, 2012
Health Food Store Supplement Advice
Studies in the U.S. and Canada focus on what advice and supplements natural food store employees would offer a woman suffering from breast cancer.
April 23, 2012
Watermelon as Treatment for Erectile Dysfunction
Watermelon is a rich source of citrulline, which has been found to improve erection hardness in men with mild erectile dysfunction (impotence).
February 20, 2012
Pretty in Pee-nk
Beeturia, the passage of pink urine after beetroot consumption, is a reminder that phytonutrients circulate throughout our bloodstream, explaining the connection between "garlic breath" and the use..
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..
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