FDA Finalizes Menu Labeling Requirements

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s menu labeling rule requiring restaurants, coffeehouses, and supermarket salad bars and food stations to list calorie counts next to eat-in and take-out items went into effect on May 7, 2018.
Diane Domina

An Apple a Day May Keep COPD Away

Research shows that loading up on antioxidants such as apples, tomatoes, and Vitamin C can repair lung damage caused by smoking, and slow decline for those with COPD.
Amy Hendel

Foods That Can Make Your Rheumatoid Arthritis Better

While those with RA respond differently to foods — some positive, and some negative — a new study shows evidence of the impact of specific foods and diets for RA. Find out which ones you should turn to, and which to avoid.
Lene Andersen

This Antioxidant Could Keep Blood Vessels Healthy

Nutritional supplements containing a specific antioxidant could reduce heart disease risk in older adults, according to results of a new study conducted by researchers from the University of Colorado Boulder and published in Hypertension.
Diane Domina

Biotin: What Is It, and How Much Is Optimal?

While biotin is hailed as the supplement for healthy nails and hair, it can also help with those who have diabetes and multiple sclerosis. However, it can also interfere with medications for those with hypothyroidism. Here’s what you need to know.
Amy Hendel

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