- July 1st, 2011
WHAT are they? An antioxidant is a class of molecules that inhibit oxidization of other
- March 1st, 2011
Commercially available garlic is grown year-round, however the wild varieties are at their peak in March. For thousands
- February 1st, 2011
Boost Your MoodFight the blues wit these nutrient-packed superfoods.By Marjolein Brugman
- December 1st, 2009
How do I get to your house again?” The question, posed a year ago by my 73-year-old father, confirmed my darkest suspicions. Dad had already begun to lose track of his car (a good Samaritan helped him find it after one frantic two-hour search), and he often got confused about our dinner dates.Take action now to keep dementia from becoming par of your future.By Lisa Shumate
- April 1st, 2009
Instead of throwing away wine that’s past its prime, add it to your bath, says Vanessa Henderson, spa director of Glad Springs Spa in Cle Elum, Washington. Wine is a natural skin softener that is rich in polyphenols, which help combat free radicals and slow down the aging process. Don’t look good in red? Fear not—cabs or merlots won’t dye your skin or stain your tub.
- May 1st, 2008
Long touted for their effectiveness in treating urinary tract infections, cranberries can now lay claim to even more bacteria-fighting prowess. Researchers at Massachusetts’ Worcester Polytechnic Institute have found that certain cranberry compounds alter E.
- May 1st, 2008
- February 1st, 2008
I can’t overstate the importance of antioxidants for your health. Every moment, your body churns out potent reactive substances called free radicals, which form as your body “burns” food for energy, detoxifies chemicals, and fights off invading organisms.Can I get enough antioxidants from my food or do I need to take a bunch of supplements?By Nancy Lonsdorf, MD