The Folklore. Rhubarb pairs so perfectly with strawberries and other sweet fruits in tarts, jams, cobblers, and pies that it’s known as the “pie plant” and is often mistaken as a fruit. However, this ancient vegetable traces back to 2700 BC China, where it was used medicinally as a laxative
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Drug doubles positive effect in hormone-receptor-positive breast cancer
Researchers from UCLA recently announced final clinical trial results that showed the amount of time pa-tients were on treatment without their cancer worsening (called “progression-free survival”) was doubled in women with advanced breast cancer who took the experimental drug palbociclib. Palbociclib is an
Eat a “Rainbow” for Maximum Nutrition
Much of what we said in the previous chapter about vegetables also applies to fruits, including the importance of eating a “rainbow” to get a variety of beneficial phytonutrients. According to the USDA’s MyPlate, women over age 50 should get one and a half
CLA stands out as an effective natural osteoporosis treatment because it also helps lower body fat and prevent weight gain. Learn how you can improve the health of your bones while getting sleek, slim and toned at the same time.
Backyard parties, warm summer night walks, and lazy days at the beach are some of the many joys of flip-flop season. But a perfectly ripe plum or juicy peach are among summer’s sweetest gifts. Peaches, nectarines, cherries, apricots, and plums—all members of the so-called stone fruit family, because their flesh
When it comes to breast cancer treatment, one size does not fit all. There are many types of breast cancers and many kinds of treatments.
“We’ve made a lot of progress,” says Anne Moore, MD, medical director of the Weill Cornell Breast Center, a noted researcher, and a
The folklore. Oregano gives robust, aromatic flavor to many classic dishes of its native Mediterranean region, like tomato sauces and pizzas. The name oregano is Greek for “joy of the mountains,” due to its abundance of purple flowers growing naturally on the regions’ mountains. Greeks and Romans believed it to
Rosehip can help to prevent inflammation and protect the cartilage in joints, making it one of the more effective natural remedies for osteoarthritis.
There can be many dangerous ingredients in deodorant. To avoid the risk of chemical exposure and skin irritation, find out how to choose the best natural deodorant, and even how to make your own at home.
The remarkable health benefits of raspberries and blueberries along with their incredible flavor make them a superfood you will want to consume daily. Learn why you should start eating these sweet little treats.