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The power of green tea

The power of green tea

A compound found in green tea could have lifesaving potential for patients with multiple myeloma and amyloidosis, who face often-fatal medical complications associated with...
Why you should care about sodium levels in your food

Why you should care about sodium levels in your food

It often seems as if the dangers of excessive salt take a backseat to campaigns advocating that consumers cut back on fat and sugar. In...
The 10 most addictive junk foods

Snack attack: The 10 most addictive junk foods

It’s no secret that most of us can’t just eat a single potato chip and put down the bag. But could your favorite unhealthful snacks...
How diet influences our mood and mental health

How diet influences our mood and mental health

You already know that eating plenty of fruits and vegetables is beneficial to your body — but just how important are these foods for...
Do you really need to eat organic food?

Do you really need to eat organic food?

Organic or not? It’s a question that many people — from those fighting cancer to folks simply looking to eat right or prevent disease —...
Chocolate zucchini muffins recipe

Chocolate zucchini muffins recipe

Chocolate that’s healthy? It is possible with this recipe from Chef Rebecca Wauldron of Busch's Fresh Food Markets. This veggied-up take on chocolate muffins from...
To fight cancer, put these foods on your plate

To fight cancer, put these foods on your plate

Not only will a healthful diet add color and variety to your meals, but it also can help thwart cancer or reduce the risk of a...
Mislabeled fish are showing up in lots of sushi, research shows

Mislabeled fish are showing up in lots of sushi, research shows

That spicy tuna roll you order at your favorite sushi restaurant may not be tuna at all. Scientists say as much as half of nine...
Vitamin D discovery could prove key to new treatments

Vitamin D discovery could prove key to new treatments

A team led by Motonari Uesugi, professor and deputy director of Kyoto University's Institute for Integrated Cell-Material Sciences (iCeMS), found that a vitamin D...
soy, breast cancer treatment

Understanding when eating soy might help or harm in breast cancer treatment

Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers have used animal models to reveal new information about the impact - positive and negative - that soy...