May 24, 2016



  • POM Not-So-Wonderful
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    POM Not-So-Wonderful

    by John Swartzberg, M.D.

    For years, POM Wonderful, the leading marketer of pomegranate juices and extracts, has been making over-the-top health claims, and the Federal Trade Commission ultimately sued the company. POM launched a counter-offensive.

  • What Is Red Tea?
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    What Is Red Tea?

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Red tea is a caffeine-free herbal tea that comes from a South African plant, rooibos (Afrikans for "red bush"). Like black and green teas, it's rich in plant chemicals that may have health benefits.

  • Can Hot Drinks Cool You Off?
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    Can Hot Drinks Cool You Off?

    by Berkeley Wellness

    It may sound counterintuitive, but drinking a cup of hot tea or other hot beverage may actually help you to stay cool on a hot day. Be aware, though, that these effects also depend on the humidity.