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April 24, 2013
Plant-Based Diets For Breast Pain
Plant-based diets appear to offer relief from a variety of menstrual symptoms, including cramping, bloating, and breast pain (cyclical mastalgia).
March 29, 2013
Flaxseed vs. Diabetes
A tablespoon of daily ground flax seeds for a month appears to improve fasting blood sugars, triglycerides, cholesterol, and hemoglobin A1c levels in diabetics.
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.
February 27, 2013
Clinical Studies on Acai Berries
An independent review of the effects of açaí berries was recently published, including studies on immune function, arthritis, and metabolic parameters.
December 4, 2012
Erythritol May Be a Sweet Antioxidant
The natural sweetener erythritol does not appear to carry the adverse effects associated with other low and non-caloric natural and artificial sweeteners and may actually have antioxidant potential.
December 3, 2012
Diet Soda and Preterm Birth
Aspartame may be the reason that diet soda consumption during pregnancy has been linked to premature birth.
November 30, 2012
Case reports of fibromyalgia chronic pain sufferers cured by removing the artificial sweetener aspartame (Nutrasweet) from their diets.
November 23, 2012
Side-Effect of Fenugreek Consumption
Fenugreek seeds may protect against cancer and improve muscle mass, but they can make your armpits smell like maple syrup.
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