Algae - A new Source of Nutrients
Most of us have a varied diet - fruits, vegetables, meat, fish, cereal products. These are traditional foods and sources of nutrients that we all can identify with. Even when you look at most food pyramidsread more
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Its cause is unknown. There is no accepted test for it. It comes and it goes. But irritable bowel syndrome or IBS is a condition that many people are living with. Estimates as range from 1-20% of the generalread more
Water - Have You had a Glass or Two Today
Every day we need water. Without it we would soon die. For most of us, drinking water comes so naturally that we probably do not even realize how much we consume each day. Whether it is just water, orread more
Soy and Prostate Cancer
Soybeans and soybean products have become very popular as people search for alternatives to animal proteins. That, and the fact that there is growing evidence that consumption of soy products may beread more
Does Dieting Make You Fat?
In an intriguing Letter to the Editor in the British Journal of Nutrition, G. Cannon pointed out that in some scientific literature there are reports that would indicate that those who diet may lose weight in the short term, butread more
What to Do With Eggplants
Many of us have walked along the vegetable aisle of the grocery store and seen fruits and vegetables that…well, we were afraid to ask about. Eggplants probably fall into that categoryread more
Is Chromium a Fat Burner?
Obesity is on the rise all over the world. The causes are many and varied, but there is a general consensus that the combination of poor food choices together with the lack of exercise are the mainread more