Getting High on Nutmeg?

Getting High on Nutmeg?

Nutmeg is a wonderful spice. Freshly grated, it imparts a sweet, nutty flavor to ethnic dishes from Indonesia to Italy. It can be used in both sweet and savory settings. During the holidays here in the US, nutmeg is sprinkled … Continue reading

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3 Ways Excess Sugar Ravages Your Body

3 Ways Excess Sugar Ravages Your Body

Is sugar the root cause of all our health problems? If you ask Robert Lustig, a pediatric endocrinologist at the University of California, San Francisco, the answer is yes. The dose determines the poison, and Americans are consuming 2 to … Continue reading

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POM (Not So) Wonderful Gets Slapped Again by FTC

POM (Not So) Wonderful Gets Slapped Again by FTC

Last week, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) upheld an Administrative Law Judge’s decision from May 2012, that the marketers of POM Wonderful Pomegranate Juice and  supplements used deceptive advertising to market their products: The company did not have adequate support … Continue reading

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