Albany, NY—Rats running amok and other unsanitary conditions have Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY) calling on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to crack down harder on many of the nation’s food facilities.

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MSM may help deal with allergy symptoms.

A new study from Medicus Research says that MSM may be able to help alleviate allergy symptoms.

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North Bergen, NJ—Vitamin Shoppe is cooking up something new: prepared foods.

Blueberries can help lower several cardiovascular risk factors.

Tallahassee, FL—According to a recent study, blueberries may be able to help lower risk factors associated with cardiovascular disease.

Recent findings show that high levels of vitamin D may help colorectal cancer patients survive longer.

San Francisco, CA—Recent findings show that high levels of vitamin D may help colorectal cancer patients survive longer after undergoing chemotherapy and targeted drugs.

Dean's Natural Food Market is using a sustainabilty rating label system to catch eyes in their stores.

Ocean Township, NJ—Dean's Natural Food Market is using a sustainabilty rating label system to catch eyes in their stores.

You have probably heard of the newly popular diet trend known as the Paleo Diet, which involves eating how your ancestors did over 2.5 million years ago. Although this diet doesn’t match caveman eating habits exactly, consuming nutrient-rich foods in whole form has always been a healthy choice for our bodies, even in the 21st century. As the Paleo Diet may not be for everybody, learn the pros and cons before you try it out.

One of the most important nutrients is the mineral magnesium. It is so basic that its importance can easily be overlooked. Yet, nearly every nutritional researcher I chat with makes a point to include magnesium in our discussions. As examples, I devoted much emphasis to magnesium in my Supernutrition Books. Stephen Sinatra, M.D., made magnesium one of his “Four Pillars.” Fred Kummerow, Ph.D., discussed magnesium in our recent interview (October and November issues). Lendon Smith, M.D., stressed magnesium for nerves.