Latest Evidence in Foods

Does Turmeric help improve eyesight? Is Quinoa good for you? Should you be eating more Cacao powder? The internet is full of claims that eating this food or that one will incur special health benefits.

In the Foods section our academics and medical professionals investigate claims like these & provide answers according to the research. Armed with this information you can avoid hype, save money, and help friends and family make wiser decisions when it comes to their health.

Does Dandelion Have Health Benefits? 792 Studies Reviewed
Dr Merry FRCPI PhD

Introduction As Europe basks in record summer temperatures, many parents are engaged in battle with their kids to leave technology and venture out into nature. I recently found myself telling my kids about life BG (Before Gaming). I told them about spending summers in...

Mediterranean Diets: What Does The Science Say?
Nicolas Ferrara PT DPT

Almost everyone wants to lose weight and be healthy. However, it may be difficult when there are always new diets to choose from, new superfoods to try, or new approaches to eating. One diet that has consistently survived much public scrutiny is the Mediterranean...

Does Cinnamon Have Health Benefits? The Evidence Reviewed
Dr Merry FRCPI PhD

Introduction New York Times bestseller and author of the 4-Hour Body, Tim Ferris, recommends using cinnamon to reduce the glycemic load of food. That’s just the latest in a long list of supposed benefits of this exotic spice. Among its many claims to fame (apart from...