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Why Vitamin E Is in All Your Skincare Products

Why Vitamin E Is in All Your Skincare Products

August 21, 2018 | 2,462 Views

If you read the labels on your skincare products, you’ll find that many of them contain vitamin E. But did you ever wonder what it is about vitamin E that makes manufacturers want it in their products? Hum , a blog that talks about nutrition...

Don’t Be ‘Fat Confused’ — My New Book Explains All About Fats, What’s Good, What’s Not and How to Tell the Difference

Don’t Be ‘Fat Confused’ — My New Book Explains All About Fats, What’s Good, What’s Not and How to Tell the Difference

August 21, 2018 | 4,425 Views

For decades, saturated fats have been mistakenly blamed for causing high cholesterol levels and clogged arteries, while vegetable oils were anointed as the only fats you should consume. If you’ve been centering your diet on this misinformation...

Consuming Milk at Breakfast Lowers Blood Glucose Throughout the Day

Consuming Milk at Breakfast Lowers Blood Glucose Throughout the Day

August 21, 2018 | 277 Views

A new study has found that you may be able to lower your blood glucose throughout the day by consuming milk with a high-carbohydrate breakfast such as cereal, Eurekalert reports. Researchers said they increased the protein concentration and...

Here's What Happens When You Flush Contact Lenses Down the Toilet (and Why You Shouldn't)

Here's What Happens When You Flush Contact Lenses Down the Toilet (and Why You Shouldn't)

August 20, 2018 | 2,338 Views

Science is showing that microplastics the size of a sesame seed and smaller are polluting our waterways and threatening aquatic life — and your contact lenses may be contributing to this pollution if you throw them down the sink or in the...

Stress During Pregnancy Increases Mood Disorders for Female Offspring

Stress During Pregnancy Increases Mood Disorders for Female Offspring

August 20, 2018 | 407 Views

Scientists have discovered that too much of the stress hormone cortisol in expectant mothers can have adverse effects on female babies, EurekAlert! reports. At high levels, the hormone can cause an increase in anxiety and depressive-like behaviors...

Weaponizing Oxygen to Kill Infections and Disease

Weaponizing Oxygen to Kill Infections and Disease

August 20, 2018 | 535 Views

As scientists desperately search for alternative ways to antibiotics for fighting infections, a new study shows that oxygen activated by specially formulated photosensitizing light can kill antibiotic resistant bacteria like methicillin-resistant...

The Fall Vegetable Garden

The Fall Vegetable Garden

August 19, 2018 | 5,184 Views

With summer coming to an end, it’s a good time to consider planting a fall vegetable garden that can be harvested before winter’s cold takes over. The good news is lots of things you planted in early spring can be replanted now. Snow...

FDA Approves Teva’s Generic of Mylan’s EpiPen

FDA Approves Teva’s Generic of Mylan’s EpiPen

August 19, 2018 | 331 Views

The EpiPen — which injects a dose of epinephrine to someone in a life-threatening allergy attack — has a competitor. Drug giant Mylan has held the purse strings to the drug for years, and raised the prices for it to astronomical levels...

Kids Living Near Forests Have More Diverse Diets

Kids Living Near Forests Have More Diverse Diets

August 18, 2018 | 3,425 Views

A study of 43,000 households spanning four continents shows that children living close to forests have a 25 percent greater diversity in their diets, according to ABC News . The parameters appeared to apply to those living within 2 miles of a...

Water Has New Molecular Properties: Scientists

Water Has New Molecular Properties: Scientists

August 18, 2018 | 447 Views

A surprising new finding has scientists excited about the molecular properties of water — a finding that sets everything we thought we knew about water on its head. Researchers discovered the twist to water’s true molecular properties...

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