Hardly a day goes by when we do not read about how some juice concoction or pill or yoga pose will "boost" our immune system. Putting all such claims aside, Matt Richtel, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author of "An Elegant Defense: The Extraordinary New Science of the Immune System" believes that such proclamations answer the wrong question. The key, he says, is not boosting the immune system but balancing it. As pointed out by Harvard
Correcting poor eating habits is among the great health challenges of our time. It is a root cause of death, disability and soaring health care costs and is even linked to diminished military readiness.
Recognizing the growing urgency of the problem, our nation's policymakers are beginning to act in unison. In January 2018, House lawmakers officially joined the "Food is Medicine" movement by creating a bipartisan working group dedicated to finding innovations in nutrition policy aimed
You may see me as "one of those health nuts." Rather than getting into that (though I might agree), let's focus on another variety of nuts — tree nuts. According to a study by nutrition researchers at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health in Boston, if you consume such nuts regularly, you could be less likely to develop heart disease than those who rarely (if ever) consume nuts.
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On the heels of last week's discussion of "a pill for everything," we can add the development of a pill to reverse aging. The idea of a "fountain of youth" pill may have been scoffed at by serious scientists a decade or so ago, but no longer. Recent research in this area has shown some promising findings in animal studies, stoking new scientific enthusiasm. The scientific community and deep-pocket investors know a growth market when