People, particularly young children, the elderly and those with
weak immune systems, should avoid eating raw sprouts because the
crunchy, protein-packed foods could cause salmonella and other
possibly fatal infections, U.S. federal...
Chromium picolinate has been shown to mutate Chinese hamster ovary
cells, leading Diane Stearns, Ph.D., and her colleagues at Northern
Arizona University to conclude that the supplement may have
carcinogenic properties in humans
In a recent study published in the American Journal of Respiratory
and Critical Care Medicine, researchers from London's King's
College reported that individuals who ate at least two apples per
week were between 22 and 32...
The increasing popularity and use of nutritional supplements has
put a greater demand on conventional physicians to provide insight
into their appropriate use. A recent review article in the New
England Journal of Medicine explored...
A component of tomato sauce may help reduce DNA damage in the
prostate, a new study suggests. This may have implications for the
prevention or treatment of prostate cancer. The active ingredient
appears to be lycopene, an antioxidant...
Leptin, a protein secreted by fat cells, may be an independent risk
factor for heart disease in humans, according to an article
published this week in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart