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Are there health benefits to tart cherry juice?

1 Aug 2019

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

Bananas: A Potassium Superfood?

29 Mar 2019

Bananas, like most fruits and vegetables, are high in potassium and low in sodium. We humans get much of our dietary sodium from sodium chloride, otherwise known as salt. While now common and...

Can Arginine Supplements Help Control Blood Pressure?

2 Aug 2018

Arginine is an amino acid, a type of molecule used in the synthesis of proteins. Most of us get our amino acids from our diet, breaking down the protein in our food into its constituent parts and...

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...

How Much Salt is Too Much?

20 Mar 2017

Reducing sodium intake has been a nutritional mantra for decades. We have repeatedly been told that cutting back on salt lowers blood pressure which in turn lowers the risk of heart attacks and...

Phthalates and microwave ovens

20 Mar 2017

It always pays to read the study! It really does, because popular accounts often misinterpret what researchers actually found and end up raising undue alarm. Of course it is raising the red flag of...

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