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June 16, 2014
Cadmium and Cancer: Plant vs. Animal Foods
Though the most concentrated sources of the toxic metal cadmium are cigarette smoke, seafood, and organ meats, does greater consumption from whole grains and vegetables present a concern?
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.
October 12, 2012
Good Grub: The Healthiest Meat
Of all animals, the bodies of insects may have the lowest saturated fat content.
July 25, 2012
New Mineral Absorption Enhancers Found
The whole grain phytonutrient, phytic acid (phytate), partially inhibits mineral absorption, but has a wide-range of health-promoting properties such as anti-cancer activity. By concurrently eating...
September 22, 2011
Multivitamin Supplements and Breast Cancer
New research suggests that multivitamin use may significantly increase the risk of breast cancer and prostate cancer.
September 16, 2010
Zinc Gel for Colds?
Is zinc-containing nasal gel helpful, harmful, or just a waste of money?
September 3, 2010
The Healthiest Lentil
Red, green, or French green?
November 30, 2009
Vegetarian Zinc Requirements
Vegetarians may be at risk for zinc deficiency.
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