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10/15/2018
There is a reason yogurt is known as a health food, and a reason it is also questioned as candy masquerading as health food. First, the good about yogurt. The American Journal of Hypertension published new research focusing on older men and women,...
10/8/2018
Writing from Hawaii this week so the focus is on Hawaiian solutions to inflammation. What could be more Hawaiian than the pineapple? Or, to be more exact, an extract of the pineapple, bromelain. The extract bromelain from the pineapple is an enzyme...
9/25/2018
Lycopene, the carotene found in tomatoes and other fruits and vegetables, is proving to be a potent tool in the fight against cancer. In the past few years there have been a number of studies showing how lycopene can slow or combat cancer...
9/17/2018
In several recent studies, green tea and it’s best known extract, EGCG (epigallocatechin gallate), has been shown to be effective against colorectal cancers as well as helping to prevent weight gain and fasting glucose elevations. I will list the...
9/12/2018
Yet another study has implicated Vitamin D in maintaining great health, this one a study on the effects of Vitamin D in aiding recovery from a stroke. In the study, patients who were deficient in Vitamin D and received an injection to bring their...
8/27/2018
Science is making huge, often surprising, progress in understanding the role beneficial bacteria in your gut play in maintaining your health. Trillions of these living organisms in your intestinal tract are part of the human microbiome and make up a...