Vitamin Pills May Be Bad for You

We dose up on antioxidants as if they are the elixir of life. At best, they are probably ineffective. At worse, they may just send you to an early grave. For Linus Pauling, it all started to go wrong when he changed his breakfast routine. In 1964, at the age of 65, he started adding […]

Cozaar (Losartan)

HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE: SERIES II   About High blood pressure Blood pressure is the force of your blood pushing against the walls of your arteries. Each time your heart beats, it pumps blood into the arteries. Your blood pressure is highest when your heart beats, pumping the blood. This is called systolic pressure. When your […]

Artificial Food Colors and ADHD

Does Artificial Food Coloring Contribute to ADHD in Children? The FDA maintains dyes are safe, but some studies have linked them to hyperactivity in children Kraft Macaroni & Cheese—that favorite food of kids, packaged in the nostalgic blue box—will soon be free of yellow dye. Kraft announced Monday that it will remove artificial food coloring, […]

Lost on What Vitamins to Buy?

If you’ve ever spent an unreasonable amount of time comparing brands and Googling reviews in the supplement aisle of a Whole Foods or Amazon, you’re not alone. One day I find myself desperately hunting down apple cider vinegar. The next, it’s Aloe vera, or chlorophyll, or spirulina, or whatever. It’s confusing and costly, but I […]