Have you ever wondered why you might want to consider taking nutritional supplements? The fact is, while the average American is eating more than ever these days when it comes to calories, we’re not getting the right balance: most of us don’t come close to hitting government recommendations for fruit, vegetables or whole grains. These […]
If you’ve ever had them, you know exactly why you might want to prevent kidney stones. Passing them can be excruciating, and some require medication or surgery to eliminate. Worse, most people who’ve had kidney stones will get them again within the next decade. A new guideline published this week in Annals of Internal Medicine […]
Even at the farmers market, organic produce can carry a slightly higher price tag, and you may wonder whether it’s really worth the extra pennies. Here’s more evidence that it just might be: a new study shows that it might be a lot more nutritious.
A major new research paper, published last week, finally confirms what many of us have suspected for years: green tea lowers blood pressure, as well as total and LDL cholesterol.