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Carotenoids

Pumpkin: More Than Just Pie

Linda Larrowe Bergersen | Posted 11.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Linda Larrowe Bergersen

We carve faces in them and love the pies, but pumpkin, it turns out, is actually a very nutritious gourd with so many great beneficial components th...

Complex Veterans Benefits Cases Require Common Sense Approach

Bill Lawson | Posted 02.18.2014 | Impact
Bill Lawson

Complex medical cases demand human reasoning and judgment to achieve true accuracy. Strict adherence to rules-based algorithms and checklists has already left too many veterans shortchanged in their benefits.

Gut Health Linked to Heart Disease and Stroke

Leonard Smith | Posted 03.25.2013 | Healthy Living
Leonard Smith

The connection between the gut microbiome and human health is currently being explored as part of the Human Microbiome Project. This project has inspired a new wave of research into the effects of the gut microbiome and is delivering interesting findings.

How Low-Fat Salad Dressing Works Against You

Posted 06.20.2012 | Healthy Living

What could be healthier than a salad? The raw vegetables and fruits that comprise the foundation of any healthful bowl are chock-full of vitamins, nut...

Catherine Pearson

Can Fruits And Veggies Actually Change Skin Tone?

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine Pearson | Posted 03.09.2012 | Healthy Living

Eat produce, change your skin? That's the finding of a small, new study done in Scotland that suggests fruit and vegetable consumption changes the ...

Benefits of Carotenoids: What Colors Are on Your Plate?

Dr. Nalini Chilkov | Posted 10.01.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Nalini Chilkov

Have some carotenoids for dinner, for lunch and for breakfast and you may improve your immune function and even possibly lower your risk of cancer.

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.