November 24, 2014



  • Beans and Gas
    Ask the Experts

    Beans and Gas

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Gassy after eating beans? You're not alone. The culprit: complex sugars in beans that are fermented by bacteria in the intestines, producing gas. But the more often you eat beans, the less gassy you'll be.

  • Sugar Studies: Money Matters

    Sugar Studies: Money Matters

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Do sugar-sweetened beverages cause weight gain? Numerous studies over the years have consistently had inconsistent results. Now, a a review of 17 review studies has revealed a disconcerting, but not-so-surprising, finding.

  • Acrylamide in Food: Chip Tips

    Acrylamide in Food: Chip Tips

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Acrylamide forms during the frying, grilling, baking, roasting and toasting of potatoes and grains. It gives foods their brown color, crusty texture and distinctive taste. But high levels have been linked to health risks.