Spinach and muscle strength

Researchers have finally caught up with the wisdom of mothers, who, for decades have been coaxing their children to eat spinach. We know this leafy green is a good source of folate, a very important B vitamin involved in cell division. Spinach is also rich in iron, making it a potentially important source of this … Continue reading Spinach and muscle strength

The Perils of Antibiotic Overuse

Overuse of antibiotics is not only creating resistant strains of bacteria but also changing the complex ecology of the human body. While much concern about antibiotics overuse has focused on how it promotes the emergence of treatment-resistant organisms, perhaps the collateral damage has been much more profound. ”The Menace of Antibiotics” was the title of … Continue reading The Perils of Antibiotic Overuse