Beverages and Diabetes
Do you wonder if drinking green tea is really worthwhile sincethe FDA refused to allow a health claim for green tea on labels this summer?
Some people seem to interpret the results of a new study incorrectly by suggesting that milk drinking drives the problem of overweight among American children. A closer look at the results affirms a weight-control message long-given to adults.
The consumption of soft drinks by American youth is increasing. National dietary surveys show that carbonated soft drink consumption more than doubled in youths aged 6 to 17.
Although we might assume that all orange juice is the same nutritionally, new research shows differently.
Wine makes a great holiday gift. It's portable. It's festive. It's timely, with people entertaining more during the holiday season. Since many people worry about selecting just the right gift wine, here are a few guidelines.
Top medical authorities are cautioning the nation's health care professionals to downplay the popular but unproven supposition that drinking red wine can help ward off heart attacks.
Many tea drinkers find the beverage soothing, and folk medicine has long valued it as a remedy for sore throats and unsettled stomachs. Recent studies have shown that tea may help reduce the risk serious illnesses, including atherosclerosis and some cancers.
Because they are processed differently, green and black tea have slightly different chemical makeups. Both contain polyphenols, however, and have shown positive health results in studies.