Everything We Thought We Knew about ‘Healthy’ Food Could Be Wrong

vegetables-afpIf you’ve ever tried out the latest diet fad only to find yourself gaining weight and feeling awful and wondered what you were doing wrong, scientists now have an explanation for you.

Israeli researchers, writing in the journal Cell this week, have found that different people’s bodies Continue reading

High Deductibles, Copays Drive more Workers to Put Off Health Care

deducAs cost shifting among employer-sponsored health plans increases, a quarter of working adults with private health insurance can’t afford their health care costs, a new analysis shows.

What’s more, those with high deductibles or low incomes are putting off needed medical care and prescription drugs, Continue reading

What Kind of Rice Is Best?

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There are more than 40,000 types of rice, including white, brown, black, and wild varieties. Each has its own nutritional profile, benefits, and points that invite discussion relating to how they’re grown, processed, and prepared Continue reading

Was Linus Pauling Right About Vitamin C’s Curative Powers After All?

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One of the most famous forerunners of high dose vitamin C treatment for disease prevention was Dr. Linus Pauling, a biochemist and peace activist, and a two-time Nobel Laureate

A large, Continue reading

Pot for Parkinson’s? The Scientific Evidence Is Compelling

parkCould the very plant that for decades was accused of “frying” users’ brains be far superior to pharmaceuticals in treating the “incurable” neurodegenerative condition known as Parkinson’s disease?

Despite Continue reading