By Dr. Ronald Hoffman
It’s long been established that the Mediterranean Diet, rich in unrefined olive oil, confers major cardiovascular benefits.
While it’s been thought that the monounsaturated fats in olive oil were responsible, new research suggests Continue reading »
Harvard School of Public Health and BWH researchers have discovered that some insomnia symptoms, especially difficulty initiating sleep and non-restorative sleep, could be life-threatening.
Insomnia, the most common sleep disorder, affects up to one-third of the population in the U.S.
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Japanese researchers have found that the caffeine in a cup of coffee could help small blood vessels work better.
A study of 27 healthy adults showed that drinking a cup of caffeinated coffee Continue reading »
By Dr. Leo Galland
A series of articles published on December 17 in a prestigious medical journal, The Annals of Internal Medicine, received a lot of press because of an editorial entitled, “Enough is Enough: Stop Wasting Money on Vitamin and Mineral Supplements.”
It’s safe to say that many reporters and commentators did not actually read the studies, because the data published actually revealed the opposite, at least for heart disease Continue reading »
Botanical Illustration of Camellia sinensis from Köhler's Medizinal-Pflanzen, 1887
The British have been known as a tea loving country ever since they fell in love with the magic leaves from the East.
Over the years, tea, especially black tea, has been brewed into the British culture as they entertain guests and themselves with afternoon tea Continue reading »