Recent Discoveries

Americans consume nearly as many calories from alcohol as they do from soda. http://j.mp/SwHGs6 

Triclosan found in human breast milk, blood plasma. http://j.mp/YHyUgs

Babies act like little sponges for chemicals, soaking up the good — and the bad. http://j.mp/RFUKNb 

Drinking soda raises stroke risk for women. http://j.mp/Yxh9QU

Green tea appears to ward off some cancers in women. http://j.mp/WJvVVj 

Obese teen boys have up to 50 percent less testosterone than lean boys. http://j.mp/Xo4Gxu 

Your fat needs more sleep, too. http://j.mp/S2QpVx 

Hospital employees are less healthy than the general workforce and cost more in healthcare spending. http://j.mp/Qo4l8R 

Exercise makes you crave money less. http://j.mp/R8CV9h 

Kids exposed to more mercury in the womb were more likely to have ADHD in study. http://j.mp/RdLuBF 

A diet high in sugar can disrupt the memory and learning functions of the brain. http://j.mp/PPp9Wo 

Oleocanthal, a compound found in virgin olive oil, has a similar anti-inflammatory action as ibuprofen. http://j.mp/UvZWIo 

The rise in inflammatory diseases seems partly due to losing contact with the microbes our immune systems evolved with. http://j.mp/RbOonv 

Overweight teens get mental health boost from even small amounts of exercise. http://j.mp/VkOlcR 

Tobacco contains highly toxic compounds not regulated by law.  http://j.mp/Sw2u2k 

Zinc deficiency can develop with age, leading to a decline of the immune system and increased inflammation. http://j.mp/VkMpkk 

Omega-3 fatty acid supplements could slow a key biological process linked to aging. Or you could try food. http://j.mp/SUuvFN 

 Greek salad.

Greek salad.