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Dark Chocolate Proven Healthier than Ever

Chocolate with at last 70 percent cacao can reduce stress and inflammation and boost infection-fighting cells and creativity.

Yams Protect Against Liver Damage

Certain compounds in wild yam root help protect liver cells against damage from free radicals.

Alcohol Fallout

Virtually all beer and wine tested in two recent studies contained residues of glyphosate herbicides, which are neurotoxic, endocrine disruptive and damaging to the liver.

Raw Fruit and Veggies Key to Mental Health

Eating raw fruit and vegetables correlated more with psychological well-being in young adults than eating canned, cooked or processed produce.

Eating Well Protects Hearing

In a 22-year study of 33,000 women, Harvard researchers found that a healthy diet can lower the risk of moderate to severe hearing loss by nearly a third.

Pumpkin Compounds Inhibit Cancer Growth

New studies from Italy and China confirm the ability of certain nutrients in pumpkins to inhibit the growth of cancer cells.

Eating Walnuts Boosts Gut Bacteria

A daily handful of walnuts aids gut bacteria linked to heart, metabolic and gastrointestinal health.

Really Natural

An emerging standard in organic labeling will distinguish produce grown in hydroponic conditions from that grown in soil.

Natural Vitamin E Lowers Heart Risks

Tocotrienols, a natural form of vitamin E found in wheat, barley, corn, rice and palm fruit, has been shown to lower high cholesterol and high blood pressure in seniors.

Food Finder

New software allows businesses such as Whole Foods, Subway and Chipotle Mexican Grill to track where food was harvested, whether pesticides were used and how it was processed.

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