Tag Archives: health

Vitamin C May Lower Stroke Risk, Study Says

French scientists say eating fruits rich in Vitamin C could help reduce the risk of hemorrhagic stroke or bleeding in the brain.

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Edamam | Recipes for Every Diet, Taste and Lifestyle

Balanced, low-fat, low sugar, gluten-free, vegetarian, vegan…Edamam has it.

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Chemical Cuisine | A Toxic Food Additive to Avoid

Yet another potentially dangerous food additive “generally recognized as safe” by the FDA.

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Healthier, Earth-Friendly Valentine’s Day Chocolates

Green product watcher Joyce Newman shares which chocolate brands are healthy for the environment and your body.

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Cancer-linked Coloring Agent Found in Soda Pop

One of the chemicals that gives cola and other dark soda their rich brown hue is a potential carcinogen, according to Consumer Reports. GV’s Joyce Newman explains.

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How Safe is Your Organic Chicken?

Scientists say organic chicken is no healthier than conventionally raised, but it is less likely to be contaminated by antibiotic-resistant bacteria. Joyce Newman, our expert on organic food and green product labels, weighs in on the latest research.

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Ginger and Cinnamon | Natural Healing Herbs

HERBAL MEDICINE What it is: The use of flowers, leaves, roots, stems, bark and other natural materials to treat ailments, which has been done since prehistoric times. Today, about 25 percent of the ingredients in pharmaceutical drugs come from medicinal … Continue reading

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