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Volume 36, No. 3

Tai Chi Grows Brain Size
Scientists from the University of South Florida and Fudan University in Shanghai found increases in brain volume and improvements on tests of memory and thinking in Chinese seniors who practiced Tai Chi three times a week, reports an article... Read More
Autism Research Setback
  A freezer malfunction at Harvard-affiliated McLean Hospital has severely damaged one-third of the world’s largest collection of autism brain samples, potentially setting back research on the disorder by years, scientists say.... Read More
Partnership Questioned
The Alliance for Natural Health recently critized the American Dietetic Association [newly rechristened as the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics], partnerships with the the junk food and pharmaceutical industries.  Naturally, the ADA... Read More
Bees & Prostate Cancer
Caffeic acid phenethyl ester, or CAPE, is a compound isolated from honeybee hive propolis, the resin used by bees to patch up holes in hives. Propolis has been used for centuries as a natural remedy for conditions ranging from sore throats and... Read More
FDA Spies on Scientists
A wide-ranging surveillance operation by the Food and Drug Administration against a group of its own scientists used an enemies list of sorts as it secretly captured thousands of e-mails that the disgruntled scientists sent privately to members of... Read More
Oldest Herbal Healers?
An international team of researchers, led by the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona and the University of York, has provided the first molecular evidence that Neanderthals not only ate a range of cooked plant foods, but also understood its... Read More

Focus on Health

Licorice for Diabetes

It provides the raw material for liquorice candy Read More

Folic Acid for Heart Health

A primary cause for the dramatic rise in Read More

Nutrition in the News

Tea & the Olympics

Research carried out at London's Kingston Read More

Who Owns Organic?

The latest update of major corporate ownership Read More

Feature Recipes

Blueberry ~ Lemon Sorbet

Place all ingredients in a blender or food process Read More

Watermelon Salsa

Place watermelon, jalapenos, cilantro, lime juice Read More

Event News

Vitamin D Solution

In March 2012, the American Nutrition Assocation was delighted to welcome Michael F. Holick, PhD, MD to speak about The D-Lightful Vitamin D. Attendees to this lecture received a personally signed copy of Dr. Holicks recently published book, The Vitamin D Solution; A 3 Step Strategy to Cure Our Most Common Health Problems. His book is being very Read More

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