A reader wrote to us after reading our recent Myths About Drinks article. She asked about herbal tea and wondered if herbal tea is "healthier". Most … [Read more...] about Is Herbal Tea Better or “Healthier”?
Milk has a solid reputation as an important source of calcium and Vitamin D. But there's lots that most people don't know about this common beverage. … [Read more...] about Got Milk? Things You May Not Know About Milk
UK leads the pack in promoting Sodium Reduction! Since October 2003, the Food Standards Agency (FSA) of the United Kingdom has been working on … [Read more...] about UK sets Salt Reduction Targets for Packaged Foods
Study found calcium cuts major pregnancy complications such as eclampsia and preterm delivery Researchers with the World Health Organization (WHO) … [Read more...] about Calcium Helps Prevent Major Pregnancy Complications
Study Affirmed That Magnesium May Reduce Colon Cancer Risk Researchers from the University of Minnesota followed more than 35,000 Iowa women for 17 … [Read more...] about Magnesium in Plant-based Foods May reduce Colon Cancer, Heart Disease and Diabetes Risks
Trans Fat in Packaged Foods Since the mandatory labeling of trans fat took place on January 1, 2006, we received many emails from readers asking for … [Read more...] about Trans Fats 101 – What and Where?
Researchers in the Netherlands followed 25 post-menopausal women with Type 2 diabetes for 6 weeks. They investigated the effects of cinnamon … [Read more...] about Health Benefits of Cinnamon – Spice or Diabetes Medicine
Soy Protein Benefits Cholesterol Profile Among Healthy Young Men Researchers from the University of Guelph randomly assigned 35 healthy young men to … [Read more...] about Soy Benefits Heart – Even Among Healthy Men: Study