- June 1st, 2008
Searching for that magical ingredient that instantly burns unwanted pounds? Numerous studies in Japan suggest fücoxanthin—the pigment that gives brown seaweed its color—can help control weight by speeding up your metabolism.By Gina Roberts-Grey
- June 1st, 2008
New research shows it might be time to toss a bottle of vitamin A into your beach bag along with the sunscreen. In a recent study, patients taking 50,000 IU of vitamin A a day for a year saw an 80 percent improvement in previously sun-damaged skin. Some scientists believe this occurred because UVA and UVB light attacks the vitamin A naturally present on the skin’s surface.By Lindsey Galloway
- May 1st, 2008
Just about everyone experiences heartburn at some point in their lives, after a stop at the Rib Shack, say, or too many mochas. For most folks it’s a passing problem. But roughly 60 million Americans suffer that burning sensation in their esophagus once a month, and some 15 million experience heartburn every day. They suffer from GERD—gastroesophageal reflux disorder.Your stomach can rest easy with these three approaches.By James Keough
- February 1st, 2008
Well-known for its blood clotting and bone health benefits, new research shows vitamin K also plays a role in maintaining the skin’s elasticity.
By Lindsey Galloway
- January 1st, 2008
If instead of ringing in the New Year you’re sneezing, wheezing, and coughing it in, ’tis the season to fortify your immune system. Along with getting sufficient sleep, washing your hands, and stocking up on fruits and vegetables, our experts recommend keeping the following herbs and oils on hand to prevent and treat colds this winter.
Keep these remedies on hand to ward off winter bugs.By Gina Roberts-Grey