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Does Drinking Kombucha Have any Health Benefits?

15 Aug 2019

Shira Cohen is studying Nutrition at the School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition at McGill University, specializing in Global Nutrition. ...

Is it true that bilberries are good for the eyes?

12 Apr 2019

It seemed that the bilberries improved the pilots' night vision and made them more successful in dogfights. Or so the story goes... But - “Fake News!” because there is no documented evidence that...

Creams Deliver More Hype than Evidence

20 Mar 2017

In the 1980s, Dr. Albert Kligman, an American dermatologist  made an interesting observation.  Patients being treated for acne with retinoic acid saw an improvement in their wrinkles, an...

Blueberries and Milk

20 Mar 2017

“I put blueberries and milk on my cereal in the morning. Which one should I give up?”

When it comes to insomnia, there’s no shortage of advice

20 Mar 2017

O sleep! O gentle sleep! / Nature’s soft nurse, how have I frightened thee, / That thou no more wilt weigh my eyelids down / And steep my senses in forgetfulness?

Plastic Wine Bottles?

20 Mar 2017

While PET has a very low permeability when it comes to carbon dioxide, it readily allows oxygen to pass through. And oxygen is the enemy of wine! When we talk about storing soft drinks,...

Is there a difference between synthetic and natural vitamin C?

20 Mar 2017

The properties of a substance are determined by the structure of its component molecules. Vitamin C that is synthesized in the laboratory has exactly the same atoms joined together in exactly the...

What is all the talk about “Paradox Blanc?”

20 Mar 2017

If you take a look at all the literature put out by the French wine industry, you'll start to wonder whether you should replace wine drinking by intravenous infusions of red wine. They make a case...

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