The best diet, according to researchers, is rich in produce, whole grains and unsaturated fats. Levels of fat and carbohydrate don't matter much.
A reader reports great results using turmeric to ease pain. Before you start swallowing pills, though, you should be aware of possible side effects.
Manuka honey is helpful in healing wounds, from burns to split fingertips. It discourages bacterial growth and helps cuts close more quickly.
Many older women report success in using coconut oil to ease vaginal dryness. It is inexpensive, easy to apply, and does not have scary side effects.
There is growing evidence that pomegranate juice can help control inflammation in the body. That could mean that pomegranate juice is good for your brain.
A large study in China monitored people's tea-drinking habits and their health. Those who sip green tea several times a week seem to live longer.
An Indian fruit known as bitter melon appears to block some cancer cells' ability to get energy from sugar or fat. Watch for further research!
A reader got great results taking saffron for age-related macular degeneration, along with AREDS vitamins. A few studies support its efficacy.
Placebo-controlled studies support a reader's experience that strong ginger tea alleviated post-operative nausea. Have you tried it?
A long-term study of atherosclerosis revealed that adequate magnesium is critical for good heart health.
Honokiol, a compound found in the bark of Magnolia officinalis, appears to control pain by suppressing TRP channels in animals. What about people?
Dermatologists are skeptical, but some people find that olive oil, mineral oil or petroleum jelly is effective against lice. One person added rosemary oil.