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Eating Well

Surgery and its Alternatives

Integrative medical physician Sandra McLanahan, M.D., has for many years been the nation's leading expert on the medical effects of yoga. Executive Medical Director of the Integral Health Center in rural Buckingham, Virginia, she also served for 20...

Alcohol, AIDS and Nutrition

During a prior chat with Dr. Luc Montagnier, I mentioned the research of Dr. Ronald Watson that indicates that at least some antioxidant nutrients improve important components of the immune system. This was of particular interest to Dr. Montagnier...

Rubus idaeus

Raspberries

Raspberries (Rubus species) are members of the Rose family in which apples, peaches, plums and strawberries are also included. Technically, raspberries are not a true fruit, but a cluster of druplets surrounded by many small round seeded fruits...

Rhubarb

Rhubarb (Rheum rhabarbarum, R. rhaponticum) can grow from seven to ten feet high with elephant ear-like leaves. The name Rhubarb is derived from the Latin rha barbarum, referring to the region of the Rha River (ancient name for the Volga River)...

Rutabagas

Rutabagas (Brassica napus) are believed to be a mutation of a wild cabbage and turnip, all members of the Brassicaceae (Mustard) Family. Rutabagas are believed, native to Siberia and Russia and grow either as an annual or biennial. The word rutabaga...

Spinach

Spinach (Spinacia oleracea) is a member of the (Chenopodiaceae) Goosefoot Family. The genus name Spinacia means “spine”, referring to its spiny seeds and the species name oleracea refers to a garden herb used in cooking. Native to...