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How to "Beet" Hypertension

By By Elizabeth Herbert, Contributing Writer

Drinking roughly one cup of raw beet juice daily can markedly reduce blood pressure, while simultaneously quelling systemic inflammation and improving lipid profiles in people with hypertension.

New Botanical Combo Promotes Fat Loss, Weight Management

By Kristen Schepker, Assistant Editor

A novel botanical combination that includes extracts of Coleus forskohlii, Salacia reticulata, and sesame, can limit the absorption of excess dietary fats, p, according to the results of a study published in the Journal of Functional Foods

Why Probiotics Should Be Part of Pregnancy Care

By Belinda Reynolds, Contributing Writer

In recent years, microbiome researchers have uncovered a wealth of new information about how beneficial microbes promote fertility, pregnancy, and postnatal child health, all of which suggests that probiotics should become a routine part of prenatal healthcare.

The Best of Medicine X 2016

By Erik Goldman, Editor in Chief

The annual Medicine X conference is a great place to learn about potentially transformative new medical technology. Here are a few that captured our attention this year.

Medicinal Mushrooms: Nature's Original "Smart Drugs"

By Isaac Eliaz, MD, Contributing Writer

With a therapeutic legacy spanning millennia and a body of scientific research that continues to expand, medicinal mushrooms have earned a rightful place  as broad-spectrum adjuncts. Think of them as nature’s original “smart drugs.”