Freedom of Information Act documents show drug companies hid critical findings from doctors and the public.
How the beta glucan fiber in brewer’s, baker’s, and nutritional yeast can improve wound healing and, potentially, anti-cancer immunity.
Peppermint essential oil should be considered the first-line treatment for IBS.
For more than 30 years, the medical profession has debated the existence of an intolerance to the wheat protein, gluten, unrelated to allergy or celiac disease. What is the evidence pro and con?
A double-blind, placebo-controlled trial found a dramatic effect of the anti-inflammatory spice pigment curcumin against inflammatory bowel disease.
What would happen if you secretly gave cancer patients four of the healthiest foods?
About half of doctors admit to intentionally deceiving patients by prescribing placebos, but might the ends justify the means?
Green tea is put to the test against precancerous lesions, prostate cancer and metastatic cancer and compared to the effects of black tea.
A quarter- to a half-teaspoon a day of powdered ginger can be as pain-relieving as ibuprofen, without the risk of damage to the intestinal lining.
Fennel seeds can work as effectively as drugs like ibuprofen for painful periods, and an eighth of a teaspoon of ginger powder three times a day can cut menstrual bleeding in half.
The sulforaphane found in five cents’ worth of broccoli sprouts is found to benefit autism in a way no drug ever has in randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study.
A review of the evidence on the effects of coconut oil on weight loss and belly fat.
The original randomized, controlled trials of gluten- and casein-free diets may have been complicated by parental expectation bias.
Just a dusting of nutritional yeast worth of beta-glucan fiber a day is put to the test in a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial for the prevention of common childhood illnesses.
Can the consumption of sesame seeds improve the clinical signs and symptoms of arthritis?
Natural topical remedies for eczema are put to the test, including licorice root gel, St. John’s Wort cream, and emollients such as coconut oil, mineral oil, and petroleum jelly.