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Food Allergies Linked to Farm Antibiotics

  Story at-a-glance− Your gut microbiome activity plays a role in the development of any number of diseases, including food allergies. Recent research shows a common gut
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Saffron extract may prevent prostate cancer - study

Wednesday Sep 17, 2014 (foodconsumer.org) -- A new Italian study suggests that carotenoids, crocins, found high in saffron (Crocus sativus L.), and crocetin esters, which ...
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Gurmar: What the herb can do for you?

Editor's note: This is an excellent review on gurmar, an herb commonly used to treat diabetes mellitus, arthritis, diuretic, anemia, osteoporosis, high cholesterol, cardiopathy, asthma, constipation, infections, and obesity....
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Vitamin C, green tea help arsenic poisoning

If you suspected you are at risk of arsenic poisoning, you may be better off taking antioxidant supplements like green tea extract and vitamin C ...
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Probiotics prevent diseases

In a review published in the Journal of Pakistan Medical Association, doctors from BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences in Dharan, Nepal reported that probiotics ...
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Ginger extracts improve high fructose induced renal injury

A new Chinese study shows that intake of fructose can induce renal injury while supplementation with ginger extracts can improve the fructose induced renal injury. ...
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Vitamin E intake critical during 'the first 1,000 days'

Contact: Maret Trabermaret.traber@oregonstate.edu541-737-7977Oregon State University@oregonstateuniv  Vitamin E intake critical during 'the first 1,000 days'  IMAGE: Sunflower seeds and oil are a particularly good dietary source of vitamin E. Click ...
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High fat diet increases Parkinson's disease risk

A new study suggests that eating a high fat diet can not only cause obesity, glucose intolerance and insulin resistance, but also cause brain damage ...
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Yokukansan helps schizophrenia

A report suggests that Yokukansan (TJ-54), also called yi-gan san in Chinese may help treat schizophrenia.  Yokukansan, a traditional herbal medicine, has a therapeutic effect ...
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Herbs and sexual performance - review

Abstract The use of plant or plant-based products to stimulate sexual desire and to enhance performance and enjoyment is almost as old as the human race ...
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