September 16, 2014



  • Nightshade Vegetables and Arthritis
    Ask the Experts

    Nightshade Vegetables and Arthritis

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Should people with osteoarthritis avoid nighshade vegetables, such as peppers, eggplant, tomatoes and potatoes? Our experts weigh in on whether this common claim is the truth or a myth.

  • The Licorice Lowdown

    The Licorice Lowdown

    by Berkeley Wellness

    From a medical standpoint, few foods are more interesting than licorice. It has been used since ancient times as an herbal remedy for coughs, upset stomachs and other ailments.

  • Flavorful Basil: A Health Helper?

    Flavorful Basil: A Health Helper?

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Basil, an aromatic leaf popular in Mediterranean and Asian cuisines, adds flavor and color to pastas, soups, sauces and many other kinds of dishes. But can its antioxidant properties also boost your health?