Is Vinegar Nature’s Cure-All? The condiment has long been celebrated for its health-giving properties – but what’s the evidence? A professor of family medicine looks at the scientific research. -by Gabriel Neal MD When my brother and I were kids back in the 80s, we loved going to Long John Silver’s. But it wasn’t
Stand Up Straight! Have you ever been scolded for not standing up straight? Well there’s good reason. Research scientists are saying there’s a mound of growing evidence that shows modern humanity is suffering needlessly from acquiring bad posture. Poor posture can impact your heart, lungs, bones and muscles,
“Let food be thy medicine” –Hippocrates 431 B.C. We know that our diet has a huge influence on our health, but is it possible to use food as medicine for a specific disease? Author Emma Young, who has type 2 diabetes, is skeptical but intrigued. “What if you could cure all your health problems and […]
A Grown-up Approach To Treating Anorexia — Adults with anorexia often have distinctive traits that lock them into a destructive relationship with food. Carrie Arnold discovers how those same traits could help them escape it. Heather Purdin had run out of options. Aged 33, she had been suffering from anorexia
ALLERGIES: An Invisible Shield Against Disease -by Carl Zimmer Allergies such as peanut allergy and hay fever make millions of us miserable. For me, it was hornets! One summer afternoon when I was 12, I ran into an overgrown field near a friend’s house and kicked a hornet nest the size of a football. An […]
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A MYSTERIOUS FAR EAST Ever since the likes of Charlie Chan, early television’s detective extraordinaire, –and Bruce Lee who kicked his way across our movie screens, America has been increasingly fascinated by the ways of a mysterious Far East. From kung fu to acupuncture, to the austere spirituality of
A Scientific Diet Made From Years of Experimentation — Journalist Peter Bowes tries a new diet that claims to guard against disease and slow down aging after meeting a group with a mutation that lets them eat what they want while enjoying protection from many diseases, including diabetes and cancer.