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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.
March 6, 2013
Herbal Tea Update: Hibiscus
Hibiscus tea elevates the antioxidant level of one's bloodstream within an hour of consumption.
February 20, 2013
Can Gargling Prevent The Common Cold?
Gargling, as commonly practiced in Japan, can not only soothe a sore throat, but may even prevent one.
February 6, 2013
Plant-Based Diets: Dental Health
Those eating more sour fruit may risk greater erosion of their tooth enamel (especially if teeth are brushed in a softened state), but there's a simple solution.
January 25, 2013
Cancer, Interrupted: Green Tea
Using the cooked meat carcinogen PhIP to turn normal breast cells cancerous, researchers explore the use of green tea to interrupt this malignant transformation.
December 27, 2012
Why Do Asian Women Have Less Breast Cancer?
Mushrooms, green tea, and soy consumption may decrease breast cancer risk, but how many mushrooms, how much green tea, and what's the best soy strategy?
November 19, 2012
Beauty Is More Than Skin Deep
Some foods appear protective against the development of skin wrinkles, while others may make them worse.
July 27, 2012
Risk Associated With Iron Supplements
Iron is a double-edged sword. If we don't absorb enough, we risk anemia, but if absorb too much we may increase our risk of cancer, heart disease, and a number of inflammatory conditions. Because the..
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