• Where’d All That Sugar Come From Anyway? or Thanks, Dick

    It was 1971. Richard Nixon faced re-election in 1972. Food prices were up and threatening to go higher, unchecked. The Vietnam war ground...

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    A Brief on Free Radicals and Antioxidants

    A short time ago, no one knew what antioxidants were, let alone where to find them. Realization has been a long time coming....

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    Phycocyanin: Sprulina’s Blue-Caped Crusader

    What makes the blue-green alga, Spirulina, blue? Certainly not a melancholy song. It is instead the blue biliprotein pigment, phycocyanin, found in Spirulina...

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    Lycopene: the red agent from S.H.I.E.L.D.

    Part one: Bioavailability “Eat your vegetables!” Mother may have told you. And innumerable researchers are backing up that exhortation with hard facts. But...

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    Calcium: Gorilla in the Parlor

    What you need to know Calcium is one of the two most abundant major minerals in the human body, along with phosphorus. It...

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    Fiber Primer

    What is Dietary Fiber “Dietary fiber”, as it is commonly called, is a broad term which actually encompasses a broad group of substances...

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    Coenzyme Q10

    Essential Life Support A bridesmaid no longer! For years Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) has been waiting with a dowry of impressive research filled to...

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    Tocotrienols: On Beyond E

    “Tocotrienols” may be new to many. It sounds much like the more familiar “tocopherols.” Indeed, tocotrienols are close cousins to tocopherols, (vitamin E),...

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    Arsenic Poison or Nutrient? Standing conventional wisdom on its head.

    We all know arsenic is a poison. Don’t we? The delightful insanity of Joseph Kesselring’s 1939, play, “Arsenic and Old Lace” showed us,...

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    Heart Healthy Aspirin? Avoid the Risk

    You may have heard that taking a baby aspirin (81 mg per tablet) each day can lower your risk of heart attack and...

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    Andrographis and Diabetes

    A water-soluble polysaccharide (large, complex sugar molecule) extract isolated from Andrographis and composed of the sugars galactose, mannose, fucose, arabinose and rhamnose has...

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    Soy Lecithin Fears

    Don’t get your knickers in a bind By: Mark Timon, MS clinical nutrition The high wind that blew the mask off soy as...

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    Paleolithic Diet Basics

    What We Ate Then & How to Eat Today by Mark Timon, M.S. Clin. Nut. How old do you think you are? You...

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    Everything you wanted to know about Boron

    Would you like to know more about…….BORON Let us all breathe a sigh of relief. Boron is here. That may sound corny, but...

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    Probiotics

    Would you like to know more about…..…PROBIOTICS Probiotics are symbiotic organisms that take up residence outside the body, and help keep us healthy....