- November 1st, 2011
While it's widely known that coffee contains antioxidants that are helpful in fighting the oxidation of cells, new research has found that the strength of the roast affects antioxidant values; the darker the coffee, the higher the potency of antioxidants.
- October 5th, 2011
- July 27th, 2011
Foods rich in antioxidants have the ability to prevent and heal cellular damage caused from ultraviolet rays. Here are a few of the major players in the game:Foods rich in antioxidants have the ability to prevent and heal cellular damage caused from ultraviolet rays.By Cara Lucas
- July 27th, 2011
Gone are the days when I used to bake by the pool like a hot potato. No shirt, no shoes, no wrinkles, no worries. Youthful and vibrant, I never thought much about protecting my skin from its future fate (called aging). Or, for that matter, the inevitable impact that skin cancer could possibly have on my life—in a more convenient, post-dated era, of course.You can still have fun in the sun and keep your skin safe by choosing the right sunscreen.By Cara Lucas
- 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.