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Pinkies Up! There Could Be Some Real Health Benefits To Drinking Tea

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 03.31.2016 | Healthy Living

Tea gets short shrift as coffee’s milder little sister. But these leaves may have a lot more to offer drinkers than just their subtle taste. Large, ...

Can We Reduce Wrinkles With Cocoa?

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 12.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

Cocoa is very rich in antioxidants -- flavonoids and flavonols in particular. Our skin suffers ultraviolet damage from exposure to the elements, leading to photo aging, and antioxidants can potentially mitigate those effects.

3 Ways to Beat the Tricky Treat Temptation

Gina Keatley | Posted 10.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Gina Keatley

Halloween may be only a couple of days away, but I've been talking to worried nutrition patients about this tricky wellness subject for over a month now. The thought of free, unfettered all-day and night access to candy sends a shiver of diet dread down their spines.

Study Finds A Really Good Reason To Start Every Day With OJ

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 05.20.2015 | Fifty

For better brain function, consider starting your day with a nice big glass of orange juice, a new study says. Researchers from the University of Read...

Why Dark Chocolate Is Good For You, From Ellie Krieger (VIDEO)

Posted 01.25.2014 | Home

When asked about the health benefits of eating chocolate, Ellie Krieger, nutritionist and author of Weeknight Wonders had some surprising information ...

Catherine Pearson

Blueberries And Strawberries May Slow Cognitive Decline

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine Pearson | Posted 04.26.2012 | Healthy Living

Consuming berries regularly may help curb cognitive decline among older adults, a new study finds. It suggests that eating one or more servings of blu...

Can Drinking More Wine Prevent Sunburn?

Posted 10.01.2011 | Home

An article in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry asserts that drinking wine may actually help prevent sunburns. According to the study, th...

What Are So-Called ‘Functional Foods’?

Deepak Chopra | Posted 10.01.2011 | Healthy Living
Deepak Chopra

You may have heard about "functional foods." Nutritionists and marketers use this term to describe foods that go beyond the basics of supplying nutrients to the body and appear to help ward off and combat certain chronic illnesses.