Green Tea Linked to Lower Flu Risk

Green Tea Linked to Lower Flu Risk

By Jane Hart, MD The incidence of influenza in the green tea group was significantly lower compared with the placebo group Rel…


How Do I Check My Bone Mineral Density?

How Do I Check My Bone Mineral Density?

By Alan R. Gaby, MD Bone mineral density is measured several ways, and in different places in the body Related Topics …


Practice Brings Balance to Women with Bone Disease

Practice Brings Balance to Women with Bone Disease

By Kimberly Beauchamp, ND Practicing the ancient art of tai chi might decrease the risk of falling in women with osteopenia Re…


MCT Oil

MCT Oil

Medium-Chain TriglyceridesAlso indexed as:MCT Uses How It Works Interactions Side Effects Related Topics …


Taste of the Season: Spring

Taste of the Season: Spring

ByChef Steve Petusevsky Delicate spring vegetables make easy dinners when flash sauteéd Related Topics Give Spring Feasts a …


More on Benefits of a Vegetarian Diet

More on Benefits of a Vegetarian Diet

ByJane Hart, MD A vegetarian diet may be especially helpful in preventing chronic disease Related Topics Vegetarian Recipes …


Demystifying Detox Programs

Demystifying Detox Programs

BySuzanne Dixon, MPH, MS, RD There is no official definition, but the idea is to cleanse the body of damaging substances, inclu…


A 4-Point Plan for Protecting Active Joints

A 4-Point Plan for Protecting Active Joints

ByKimberly Beauchamp, ND Glucosamine/chondroitan supplements can help improve joint function and lessen arthritis pain Related…


MIND Diet May Help Boost Brain Function

MIND Diet May Help Boost Brain Function

Here’s some food for thought: Research has found that a new diet, aptly named the MIND (Mediterranean-DASH Intervention for Ne…


Lutein Slows Vision Loss

Lutein Slows Vision Loss

ByJane Hart, MD Lutein is important for healthy vision and is found in dark-green leafy vegetables such as lettuce, kale, and …