Health Benefits of Pumpkins


Halloween is the time of year when we think about pumpkins.  But it’s always the time of year to think about eating right.  In that regard, pumpkins are frightfully good for us, not in a jack-o-lantern but in our diet.

Pumpkins are very beneficial for heart ailments and also help in reducing cholesterol.  […]

Dietary Supplement Claims and Tabloid Stories


As I perused the stories in a supermarket tabloid the other day, they reminded me of the claims made by some dietary supplement companies and distributors about their products.  Stories that stretch the truth abound in both arenas. 

Most people recognize that the stories in the tabloids are pure escapist entertainment, and for those […]