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Can Bitter Melon Treat Type 2 Diabetes?

21 Jun 2018

What on Earth is bitter melon? Good question. I certainly didn’t know before researching this article. Let’s start with some basics.

Profiting from Nature

5 Jun 2018

When you walk through the gates of the Chelsea Physic Garden in London, you enter a living pharmacy.  But instead of finding shelves with bottles, you’ll find beds of plants with intriguing signs...

Pharmacies That Blur the Line Between Sense and Nonsense

26 Apr 2018

I was technically on vacation but when I saw the words “integrative pharmacy”, I knew I had to take a look....

The Food Babe has No Idea how Physiology Works

22 Feb 2018

Our good friend the Food Babe has published an interesting piece of pseudoscience writing entitled ‘Are Natural Flavors Really That Bad? (MUST WATCH)’. If you’re looking for the quick answer to...

Can baking soda really absorb odors in the fridge?

30 Oct 2017

Smells of course are caused by volatile compounds which stimulate receptors in our nose. There is a large variety of such compounds with a great diversity of molecular structures. But many of the...

A 100% Success Rate Cure for Asthma? Sounds a bit fishy

23 Jun 2017

Asthma is a terrible affliction, often triggered by allergies. Sufferers will do almost anything to avoid the suffocating feeling it causes. Even swallowing fish! Yet, that is exactly what almost...

Liquorice: "Natural", but not always harmless

5 Apr 2017

The 51-year-old man presented in hospital complaining of abdominal pain, vomiting and diarrhea. On initial investigation he was found to have very high blood pressure and low blood levels of...

Crafty Kraft

20 Mar 2017

Kraft processed cheese singles, at least the full fat version, is not the same anymore. You won’t notice any change in taste though because the only difference will be a substitution of one...

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