- January 1st, 2015
A Banana A Day…Researchers have known for years that getting enough potassium can lower blood pressure. However, a new study suggests that women who eat more potassium, but who don’t have high blood pressure, may benefit as well—more potassium intake was linked to a 21 percent lower risk of stroke in these women. Source: Stroke
- September 1st, 2014
The pomegranate is one of civilization’s oldest cultivated foods, dating as far back as 4,000 BC Hailing from Persia—modern day Iran—and the Western Himalayas, the pomegranate has been an integral part of the human diet since ancient times.The ancient fruit with modern influenceBy Samantha Fischer
- September 1st, 2008
It’s a jungle out there in the juice aisle. With new arrivals hailing from exotic locales like the Amazon, Fiji, and Tibet—and with names that sound more like cartoon characters than food—you can feel like you’re stepping into another world when you first venture beyond your usual glass of orange juice.
5 fruit juices that trump the old breakfast standbyBy Nora Simmons
- May 1st, 2008
Richard Blau, MD, author of Too Young to Feel Old: The Arthritis Doctor’s 28-Day Formula for Pain-Free Living (DeCapo, 2007) shares his top picks for foods that ease joint pain—and explains why they work.
By Lindsey Galloway