Imagine a World Without Fresh Strawberries, Blueberries & Blackberries

Imagine a World Without Fresh Strawberries, Blueberries & Blackberries






Imagine a World Without Fresh Strawberries, Blueberries & Blackberries What would the world be like without the fresh, delicious flavors, colors and textures that berries provide to our diet? Berries are loaded with vitamins, minerals and micronutrients that provide a host of health advantages. Some of these benefits are fairly recent scientific discoveries All berries […]






Sunlight is Fundamental to Good Health

Sunlight is Fundamental to Good Health






Sunlight is Fundamental to Good Health How is it that Sunlight, once regarded as a divine power in some cultures, has come to be classified as a Class 1 Carcinogen by the World Health Organization (WHO)? This is a question posed by photobiologist Dr. Alexander Wunsch, CEO of Medical Light Consulting in Heidelberg, Germany. It […]






Smoking Changes Human DNA Increasing Risk for Disease

Smoking Changes Human DNA Increasing Risk for Disease






Smoking Changes Human DNA Increasing Risk for Disease Researchers know that smoking alters your DNA methylation, but a recent study demonstrates how long those changes last and how widespread they can be. Lead researcher Dr. Stephanie London, Chief of the Epidemiology Branch at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences in Research Triangle Park, says: “We […]






Genes Control the Behavior & Health of Dogs, More Information Needed

Genes Control the Behavior & Health of Dogs, More Information Needed






Genes Control the Behavior & Health of Dogs, More Information Needed Recently researchers at Cornell University completed the largest genetic study of dogs ever undertaken by performing genetic mapping of 4,200 dogs, including purebreds, mixed breed, and stray dogs. The study examined 180,000 genetic markers that can help link specific inherited diseases with the genes responsible […]