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Taiwanese herb may help arthritis

Doctors at New Taipei City Hospital in New Taipei City, Taiwan suggest that supplementation with an indigenous herb in Taiwan may be effective at treating

Antioxidants may help fight RA

Iranian scientists at University of Medical Sciences in Tehran, Iran suggest that taking antioxidant supplements can help rheumatoid arthritis (RA).  In the study, 40 female ...
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The dangers of high meat diet

The RDA for protein is 0.8 grams per kg body weight per day.  For a person with 70 g body weight, he should eat 56 ...
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Sea buckthorn oil helps vaginal atrophy in postmenopausal women

Monday Aug 18, 2014 (foodconsumer.org) -- Postmenopausal women often have vaginal atrophy, the thinning and drying of vaginal mucosa, which naturally occur.  Although estrogen therapy ...
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What to eat or not eat to lower breast cancer risk

Monday Aug 18, 2014 (foodconsumer.org) -- There is no doubt that many dietary components can affect the risk of breast cancer. Here are some but ...
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Ginkgo biloba, multivitamin-multimineral supplement help Parkinson's disease

Monday Aug 18 2014 (foodconsumer.org) -- A case report published recently in Global Advances in Health and Medicine suggests that Ginkgo biloba along with multivitamin-multimineral ...
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Lutein, zeaxanthin benefit not only eyes, but also brains

E.J. Johnson at Tufts University in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. reports in Nutrition Review that lutein and zeaxanthin are important not only for eye vision but ...
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Vitamin C supplement protects the liver

Monday Aug 18, 2014 (foodconsumer.org) -- Vitamin C or ascorbate or ascorbic acid supplements may help protect against the damage to the liver induced by ...
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Caffeine supplements may help weight loss

A study suggests that taking caffeine supplements may promote weight loss in people who exercise. In the study, 14 recreationally active subjects with a mean body ...
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Want live longer? Take beta-hydroxybutyrate!

Sunday Aug 17, 2014 (foodconsumer.org) -- Calorie restriction is known to extend your lifespan.  But for most people, it is hard to follow a calorie ...
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