April 24, 2014





  • Acai: The Ponzi Berry?

    Acai: The Ponzi Berry?

    by Berkeley Wellness

    There's been a lot of hype about the magical powers of products containing acai berries. But while the fruit is high in antioxidants, there's not much evidence it can perform the miracles boosters claim it can.

  • A Reality Check on Ginseng

    A Reality Check on Ginseng

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Ginseng has been touted as a treatment for everything from colds to digestive conditions to memory problems. It's even been considered an aphrodisiac. Can this so-called cure-all do it all?

  • Occasional Smoking and Beta Carotene
    Ask the Experts

    Occasional Smoking and Beta Carotene

    by Berkeley Wellness

    If you're a former or occasional smoker, you may be concerned about research that's suggested that beta carotene can increase lung cancer risks in smokers. Do you need to worry about the beta carotene in your multivitamin?