January 2004 - Health Sciences Institute - Official Site

Cooking with buckwheat

Buckwheat in theory is not the same as buckwheat in practice. In an HSI Forum thread titled “buckwheat,” it’s obvious that it may take a little work to get the hang of cooking with it.

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FDA continues to target alternative health

Emboldened by their recent move to ban ephedra, FDA officials are chomping at the bit. Now they have three more supplement ingredients in their sights – all marked for official extinction.

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Defending the Atkins diet

I almost got into an argument at my gym last week. Nothing serious – just a slightly warmed-up exchange of ideas with a woman who casually commented on the recent news reports that the Atkins diet had been modified to downplay the fat intake.

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Always wear a seatbelt

Let me get this straight: Car passengers should wear seatbelts for safety? Got it.

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Dealing with gout

Unfortunately, there is no known cure for gout, which is a hereditary disease.

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Reducing risk of Alzheimer's

Two recent studies remind us that whatever the specific causes of this disease turn out to be, there are supplements you can take today that may dramatically reduce your risk of developing Alzheimer’s.

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Differing opinons on Atkins diet

The fact is, on the Atkins diet you don’t HAVE to eat any red meat at all. And no one makes you eat a daily pound of bacon.

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