Soy It Isn’t So

I’ve written several times recently about the unhealthy aspects of soy. Not only does it mimic the hormone estrogen, soy can also increase homocysteine, an important risk factor for heart disease. But what about all the marketing hype that suggests soy lowers...

Stay Active and Live Longer

Get up off the couch – and add years to your life. A new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association shows that you can reduce your risk of death by 50 percent, just by staying active as you age. Even walking for 15 to 20 minutes once or...

Green Tea May Protect Women From Cancer

Not only is green tea a great source of powerful antioxidants, new research suggests it is one of your strongest allies in the fight against cancer. According to the International Journal of Cancer, Chinese researchers – led by Dr. Ann W. Hsing – found...

Water, Soft Drinks and Cancer

The chemical benzene is an aggressive carcinogen. It’s known to cause leukemia and other cancers of the blood, even in minute amounts. That’s why municipal water supplies must test for it and adhere to strict limits. So what is it doing in soft drinks...