New research finds that a verbena plant called Pepper-rosmarin inhibits oral bacteria that produce cavities and gum disease – and keeps those levels low.
Research from the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine has determined that plant-based foods decrease anxiety and depression and boost energy and performance – reversing fatigue. The study also found weight loss and reduced cholesterol.
New research confirms that vitamin D deficiency is linked with greater cognitive decline. Unfortunately, vitamin D supplementation doesn’t seem to reverse the decline. Find out why.
Clinical research finds black sesame seeds reduce hypertension and contributes antioxidants. Do white sesame seeds have the same properties? Find out.
Genetically modified bananas are coming. The new genetic manipulation is aimed to help reverse vitamin A deficiency, just as the GMO Golden Rice was aimed at. Yet just like Golden Rice, the new banana may not be such a bright idea.
Pomegranate has come under scrutiny following two clinical trials. However, polyphenol content and dose may be the issue. Other new research shows pomegranate and other polyphenol-rich foods reduce PSA rise.
Recent research from Michigan State University reveals that farms using chemical fertilizers are significantly contributing to the atmosphere’s greenhouse gas content. Another reason to go organic.
Recent research confirms that an essential oil from a spice used for thousands of years for digestive problems can relieve irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).
The elderly in the U.S. are being prescribed more narcotic pain-killer medications and for longer duration. Are there any natural alternatives?
Scientific clinical research has confirmed that red peony root – also called Chi shao in Traditional Chinese Medicine – can provide an effective treatment for jaundice hepatitis.
New research has found that eating more nuts and adhering to the Mediterranean diet can significantly reduce cognitive decline separately or together.
Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer in men. New research is confirming that diet is the likely culprit and now fried foods are being implicated.
Shorter telomere length has been linked with shorter life span. New research finds stress, depression and an unstable family life as children decreases telomere length.
Peanuts are nutritional powerhouses. New research finds they can reduce body fat and increase fat oxidation. The new high-oleic hybrid does this even better.