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An Apple A Day – But What Kind? Researchers seek out best disease-fighters

We all know that an apple a day keeps the doctor away – but which type of apples helps the most? According to Canadian researchers, that distinction belongs to Red Delicious, Northern Spy and Ida Red. Of the eight popular varieties of the fruit analyzed, these three...

Antioxidant fights prostate cancer

In the last decade, antioxidants have moved to the front line in the fight against cancer. Research shows they have preventative effects on cancer cell growth as well as many other benefits, from anti-aging to heart health. Previous research indicates that quercetin,...

Healthy Kids: Take aim at allergies

Hay fever is triggered by pollen or mould spore allergens during the spring, summer or fall. The proper term is “seasonal allergic rhinitis” and symptoms include stuffy or runny nose, sneezing, itchy skin and eyes, and red, watery eyes. Hay fever is the most prevalent...

Hay Fever Relief: Top natural picks

In these fragrant spring and summer months, the population seems to divide itself into two types of people—those who suffer from hay fever and those who don’t! Most hay fever (allergic rhinitis) is caused by a reaction to ragweed pollen, though other tree, weed and...