Actualización sobre el GMS

Las reacciones que se atribuyen al glutamato monosódico no parecen resistir un examen científico.

El té más saludable

Se comparó la actividad antioxidante de más de doce tipos de té.

El estudio EPIC

El papel del consumo de frutas y verduras en la prevención del cáncer.

El mejor método de cocción

¿Cuáles son los métodos de cocción que mejor conservan los nutrientes, y qué vegetales contienen...

Deep-Frying Toxins

Volatile toxins created by deep-frying may pose a respiratory risk.

Benzene in Carrot Juice

Which beverages have been found to have benzene levels exceeding safety standards?

Zinc Gel for Colds?

Is zinc-containing nasal gel helpful, harmful, or just a waste of money?

Rose Hips for Osteoarthritis

A cheap herbal remedy may significantly reduce the pain associated with both osteoarthritis and rheumatoid...

Diet & Lichen Planus

A common plant may successfully treat oral lichen planus, a painful condition affecting the lining...

Hepatitis E Virus in Pork

The discovery of infectious hepatitis E virus in retail pork products may help explain the...

Greasy Orange Rectal Leakage

Certain fish accumulate waxy substances within their bodies that can present an unpleasant surprise to...

Bristol Stool Scale

Classifying the fecal form of omnivores, vegetarians, and vegans.

Chicken Out of UTIs

Half of retail poultry samples were found contaminated with strains of E. coli linked to...

Drug Residues in Meat

The U.S. Inspector General cites the USDA for failing to safeguard the meat supply from...

Mad Fish Disease

Researchers raise concerns about the feeding of cow brains to farmed fish.

Exercise & Breast Cancer

How many minutes a day of moderately intense exercise is necessary to significantly decrease breast...

Healthiest Chocolate Fix

Which has the highest levels of beneficial phytonutrients: baking chocolate, chocolate syrup, cocoa powder, dark...

Soy Milk Suppression?

Does soy milk have the same tea phytonutrient-blocking effects as cow's milk?

Asian Paradox

Why do people living in Asia have lower heart disease and lung cancer rates than...

Iron during Pregnancy

An argument that non-anemic women should choose plant-based sources of iron, and not supplement during...

Can Folic Acid Be Harmful?

New research on the human metabolism of folic acid suggests natural sources of folate are...

Crop Nutrient Decline

How much has the nutrient content of food crops declined over the last 50 years?

Gut Flora & Obesity

How one may be able to modify one's own gut flora to facilitate weight loss.

Boosting Sex-Hormone Binding

The benefits of a plant-based diet for diabetes prevention appear to extend beyond weight loss.

Acne & Cancer Connection

The hormones present in cow's milk may help explain the association between certain diseases and...

Anabolic Steroids in Meat

The implantation of hormones into U.S. beef cattle may have adverse human health effects.

What’s in a Burger?

Cleveland Clinic pathologists dissect fast food burgers to see what's inside.

Protein & Puberty

The type of protein young children eat at a critical age may affect when they...

Allergenic Fish Worms

The role of a parasitic worm in allergic reactions to chicken and fish.

Prozac Residues in Fish

Pharmaceuticals flushed into our waterways may end up contaminating fish.

Fish Intake Biomarker

Blood arsenic levels may be an accurate indicator of seafood intake.

Hair Testing for Mercury

Due to the state of the world's oceans, human biomarkers for fish consumption now include...

Inverted Rabbit Sign

The very real and potentially disastrous effects of vitamin B12 deficiency.

Vegan Protein Status

The anti-inflammatory nature of plant-based diets may explain higher blood protein levels in vegans.

Plant-Based Diet & Mood

The putative role of arachidonic acid, a fatty acid found in animal products, in mood...

Are Dates Good For You?

Do the beneficial phytonutrients in dates make up for their high sugar content?

Is Kimchi Good For You?

Epidemiological evidence that kimchi consumption may significantly increase cancer risk.

Is Licorice Good for You?

The safe upper limit of licorice consumption, and why pregnant women may be at particularly...

Mitochondrial Theory of Aging

The role of the detoxifying enzyme superoxide dismutase in staving off aging, cancer, and dementia—and...

Convergence of Evidence

Profile of an editorial published by Dr. Dean Ornish in the American Journal of Cardiology...

Melatonin & Breast Cancer

There are components of our diet that may increase cancer risk by mimicking the role...

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