Monthly Archives: May 2018

What Not to Buy: The Essential Guide to Reading Food Labels

How to Navigate Nutrition Facts and Food Labels Whether you’re looking to lose weight, curb your sugar intake, eat organic, non-GMO foods, or you’re simply health-conscious, food labels and Nutrition Facts are information resources that can help you make healthy, informed decisions about your diet. In July 2018, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the governing body that provides

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Clinical Trial Finds Saffron Effective in the Treatment of Mild Depression and Anxiety in Youth

Saffron (Crocus sativus, Iridaceae) has been shown to be effective in treating mild to moderate depression and anxiety in adults. This is attributed to its antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and possibly monoaminergic properties. Despite the body of research on its use in adults, saffron has not been studied in the treatment of depression and anxiety in youth. The authors conducted a parallel,

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