polyphenols from olive oil and olive leaf extract prevent metabolic syndrome

The Mediterranean diet has become famous for its contribution to our health. A big part of that contribution comes from the olives and olive oil in the diet. Much less discussed than the fruit and oil of the olive is the leaf, which is actually even higher in health promoting phenolic constituents that give the olive its value.

cruciferous vegetables reduce your risk of heart attack and stroke

Some of the healthiest vegetables in the world are the cruciferous vegetables, like broccoli, cauliflower, kale, Brussels sprouts, bok choy, collards, radish, watercress and others. Eating them reduces your risk of cardiovascular diseases like heart attack and stroke. And now we may know why.

combination of astaxanthin and vitamin E improves age related memory decline

As you get older, your memory can get weaker. But does it have to?

chromium, yerba mate, white mulberry combination helps prediabetes

You likely already know that chromium is a crucial mineral for fighting diabetes. New research shows that adding this herb may help.

ginger is as effective as and safer than drugs for postoperative nausea and vomiting

Ginger is a powerful treatment for nausea. It has proven its power for all kinds of nausea from motion sickness to morning sickness. This new study wanted to see how good it is for postoperative nausea and vomiting. So, it compared it to three antinausea drugs, and guess what happened!

popular drugs increase the risk of cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's disease

Several popular drugs that are available by prescription and even over-the-counter can increase the risk of cognitive decline and dementia in older adults. And yet, you are hardly ever told.

both lemon balm and a combination of vitamin E and ginseng increase sexual desire in women

Myth and lore are full of aphrodisiacs. So, it turns out, is science.

Tylenol reduces emotions, empathy and risk aversion

Current research on acetaminophen (Tylenol) is establishing the frightening fact that taking Tylenol has serious, and socially significant, effects on your brain and your personality.

dietary alpha-carotene and beta-carotene reduce the risk of diabetes

This is the time of year that the fields are full of pumpkins and squash. Pumpkins are for more than Hallowe’en. Here’s why you should feast on that jack o’lantern.

vitamin D deficiency increases risk of death from COVID-19 and supplementing vitamin D may improve recovery

Imagine if something as simple, safe and inexpensive as vitamin D could help fight COVID-19. We have written a lot about vitamin D and COVID-19. Now two new published studies add to the promise of this important vitamin.

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