November 26, 2015



  • Thanksgiving: Eat Like a Pilgrim

    Thanksgiving: Eat Like a Pilgrim

    by Berkeley Wellness

    To get closer to the original Thanksgiving menu, you’ll have to add many more vegetables to our current staples of turkey and stuffing. Find out which items are still available in today's supermarkets and farmers' markets.

  • Folate: Nutritional Chameleon?

    Folate: Nutritional Chameleon?

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Folic acid, the synthetic form of the B vitamin folate, has been linked to heart health and cancer prevention, among other possible benefits. But studies have also tied it to higher risks of cancer. Is it protective in some cases, but dangerous in others?

  • A Vitamin for Depression?

    A Vitamin for Depression?

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Researchers have long noted an association between low levels of the B vitamin folate and depression. But it’s hard to tease apart the many biochemical, genetic, lifestyle and nutritional factors that can contribute to depression as well as to folate deficiency.