a diet rich in carotenes reduces risk of preeclampsia when pregnant

If you are pregnant, or thinking of becoming pregnant, and want to reduce your risk of preeclampsia, this simple dietary move might help . . . a lot.


Do you have high cholesterol? We knew this supplement was good, but who knew it was so good for cholesterol?

curcumin is at least as effective as and safer than ibuprofen for osteoarthritis

Curcumin is one of the most important treatments for osteoarthritis. It has beaten pharmaceutical drugs in several head-to-head studies. And now, it has done it again.

echinacea helps prevent and treat COVID

You’ve been waiting for this match up. How would echinacea, the king of the immune herbs, do in a match against COVID? This new study matched them up. And the winner is . . . .

resveratrol reduces side effects of chemotherapy while enhancing its effectiveness

Chemotherapy can cause many side effects, and it can lead to drug resistance. A powerful natural antioxidant can help solve both those chemo ending problems.

boswellia improves cognitive function in people with traumatic brain injury

Traumatic brain injury is the result of a violent blow to the head or body. It can cause serious cognitive problems. Remarkably, there is safe, effective herbal help even for this violent injury.

soy milk improves cholesterol, blood pressure and inflammation

This systematic review and meta-analysis set out to answer this question once and for all.

olive leaf extract is better than acyclovir for oral herpes cold sores

Cold sores are caused by a herpes virus (HSV-1), and they are incredibly common. What if the best treatment for them was not a drug at all, but a herb?

Ginkgo biloba alone or with cholinesterase inhibitors reduces cognitive impairment in people with vascular dementia

Vascular dementia is the most severe form of cognitive impairment caused by vascular disease. Ginkgo biloba is the best herb for cognitive impairment; acetylcholinesterase inhibitors are the best drug. Which is better?

olive oil helps prevent and treat Crohn's disease and colitis

Inflammatory bowel disease includes Chron’s and colitis, and it is becoming more and more common. Could something as simple as olive oil help?

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