Claims about chocolate enhancing heart health and cognitive function have been debunked. Clinical trials revealed that chocolate does not significantly prevent heart disease or improve cognition. Research conducted on over 2,000 adults found no beneficial effect of consuming cocoa on brain function, dementia, or Alzheimer’s disease, disappointing those who believed in its implied health benefits.
Every Thanksgiving, someone brings up the fact that the tryptophan in turkey is what causes everyone to be sleepy. It’s not.
Dr. Aaron Charlton examines how the anti-vaccine and food movement have merged using the same bad science to support their claims.
There have been claims that chocolate or multivitamins have a positive benefit on heart health. This clinical study refutes those claims.
Research shows that the consumption of chili peppers in a Mediterranean diet may lead to reduced risk of cardiovascular diseases.
Animal studies show that capsaicin, the compound that causes heat in peppers, may have an effect on Alzheimer’s disease.
New systematic review and meta-analysis show that the Mediterranean diet reduces the risk of stomach or gastric cancer.
There are claims that high fructose corn syrup is linked to diabetes. However, the evidence does not support this claim.
A systematic review examined whether vitamin supplements had any effect on the course and outcomes of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia.
According to some people, green coffee beans can be consumed for weight loss. There is no evidence supporting these claims.