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  • Herbal Tea Update: Rooibos & Nettle
    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.
  • Good Grub: The Healthiest Meat
    Good Grub: The Healthiest Meat
    Of all animals, the bodies of insects may have the lowest saturated fat content.
  • New Mineral Absorption Enhancers Found
    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...
  • Multivitamin Supplements and Breast Cancer
    Multivitamin Supplements and Breast Cancer
    New research suggests that multivitamin use may significantly increase the risk of breast cancer and prostate cancer.
  • Zinc Gel for Colds?
    Zinc Gel for Colds?
    Is zinc-containing nasal gel helpful, harmful, or just a waste of money?
  • The Healthiest Lentil
    The Healthiest Lentil
    Red, green, or French green?
  • Raw Food Diet Myths
    Raw Food Diet Myths
    Some nutrients are destroyed by cooking but some nutrients become more absorbable.
  • Vegetarian Zinc Requirements
    Vegetarian Zinc Requirements
    Vegetarians may be at risk for zinc deficiency.