Posts Tagged ‘antioxidants’

Terrifying Headlines

October 25, 2015 — Do we really need terrifying headlines about perfectly good food? Definitely not, but this week, the Washington Post paired a lovely picture of blueberries with this headline: The latest study about antioxidants is terrifying Scientists think they may boost cancer cells to spread faster C’mon. It’s bad enough that health reporters have been hyping antioxidants for decades. Can’t […]

Organic Foods: More Money or More Health?

July 18, 2014 — Organic produce and grains deliver more nutrition and less pesticide residue than conventionally-grown crops. That conclusion — from a review of 343 peer-reviewed studies just published in the British Journal of Nutrition — has generated a lot of buzz this week. End of story, eh? But (you knew it was coming) the bottom line is not so […]