A number of previous studies have identified a role for cocoa to exert cardiovascular benefits, most notably via the food's rich content of antioxidant polyphenols, consumption of which has been shown to boost HDL ("good") cholesterol levels and decrease LDL ("bad")cholesterol levels.
After our Action Alert on the FDA’s move against intravenous vitamin C, a number of rumors have sprung up. Today we want to sort through the confusion.
One would not normally think that magnesium (Mg) deficiency could increase the risk of cancer while simply maintaining ideal levels can protect against cancer
There are many alternative treatments that actually cure cancer without side effects. Some of them are offered at alternative clinics in Mexico, the Caribbean, Cuba, Europe, Russia, and Indonesia.
In a new report summarizing the findings of several studies into the health benefits of probiotics for children, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) acknowledges evidence of benefits but attempts to play it down by emphasizing that the science is not yet strong enough to recommend many uses.
Besides protecting from cancer, obesity, autoimmune diseases and cardiovascular problems, vitamin D helps build strong bones.
Every cell in our body generates waste that must be removed to preserve normal function. This process is called autophagy and is known to decline in efficiency as we age.
Researchers from the University of East Anglia (UEA) and Harvard University have discovered that eating blueberries helps to prevent the development of high blood pressure.
Absurdities in Medical Science
If government is going to act as a scientific arbiter, it needs to have clean hands. That means getting private commercial interests out of the decision-making process.