antioxidants

How to Make the Healthiest Cup of Tea

28 Aug 2017

I grew up with British grandparents who probably averaged 5-7 cups of tea a day- a routine I picked up sometime around the age of 10. I never considered though that tea could be good for me! We’ve...

What is Rooibos tea?

20 Mar 2017

I had a feeling that doing a PubMed search for Dr. Annique Theron would not yield much.  In fact it yielded zero results.  I can’t even find a biography of Dr.

Antioxidants Disappoint Again

20 Mar 2017

Science is based on evidence, and evidence changes. Heart attack victims used to be put on prolonged bed rest until evidence indicated that this was not the way to go. If a baby was born by C...

Orange juice producer being squeezed

20 Mar 2017

We all have habits.  One of mine is to start every day with a glass of orange juice.  Freshly squeezed would be ideal, but frankly, too much of a bother.  So I go for the one that says “100% pure...

Get ready to be buffaloed

20 Mar 2017

We've had loads of hype about noni juice, goji juice, acai juice...now get ready for the new kid on the block, buffaloberry juice. Buffaloberries which grew mostly in the western U.S. and are...

Acai Aye Aye Aye

20 Mar 2017

The city of Belem in northern Brazil has a population of about 2,000,000.  It would be very interesting to find out if its inhabitants have an unusually low incidence of illnesses such as cancer,...

Prostate Cancer and Diet

20 Mar 2017

Fried foods and simple sugars are out, olive oil, peanut butter and avocados are in. And this time I'm not talking about lowering your cholesterol. I'm talking about increasing the chance of...

Dr. Watson's article in 'Open Biology'

20 Mar 2017

When Dr. Jim Watson speaks, people listen. But they don't always hear the right things. Many press accounts reported that Watson had said that antioxidants cause cancer. He didn't say that. He...

Acai Hype

20 Mar 2017

The city of Belem in northern Brazil has a population of about 2,000,000.  It would be very interesting to find out if its inhabitants have an unusually low incidence of illnesses such as cancer,...

Blueberries and Pomegranates Make the News Again

20 Mar 2017

There’s good news for the marketers of blueberries but not so good news for the pomegranate people. We’ve heard all about blueberries being great for the mind, how seniors do better on memory tests...

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