Health & Nutrition

Aloe Is Put to the Test Against Cancer

From a case report to a randomized controlled trial, aloe is put to the test against cancer. For a half century, aloe vera “gel processors and distributors armed with biblical quotes and anecdotal testimonials…[have sought] recognition for their products”—too often,...
Monk fruit and stevia
Health & Nutrition

Stevia and Monk Fruit vs. Aspartame and Splenda

The natural plant-based sweeteners stevia and monk fruit (Luo Han Guo) are pitted head-to-head against aspartame and Splenda. A number of artificial sweeteners have been approved in North America by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, including aspartame and sucralose...
Health & Nutrition

Certified Organic Meat Put to the Test

Researchers tested 76 samples of different kinds of organic and conventional meats for 33 different carcinogens. A study on carcinogenic risk associated with the intake of various meats estimated it to be so high that we may not want to...
Skin mole
Health & Nutrition

Black Salve Is a Dangerous Scam

Is black salve, a paste made from bloodroot, safe and effective for the treatment of skin cancer? “Despite warnings from the American Academy of Dermatology and being listed as a ‘fake cancer cure’ by the FDA, black salve is still...

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