garlic lowers lung-cancer risk

garlic lowers lung-cancer risk

Garlic fights cancer, part… what number are we up to now? This summer, I got a note from one of my writer friends. A new study on garlic and lung cancer was out, would I be willing to comment for her article?  She was reporting on a Chinese study that...
all about olive, part 1

all about olive, part 1

As some of you may know, I am slowly — glacially, even — working on a book about gardening with medicinal plants. Looking out at the frost-covered garden this morning for inspiration for any  hint of green, I decided to start working on my olive (Olea europa)...
are multivitamins the way to go?

are multivitamins the way to go?

We all have times when we don’t eat exactly as we should. So supplementing with a multivitamin makes sense, right? Or does it? As doctors and research scientists look into the value of multivitamins, the picture has become increasingly muddled. Many studies find...
all about olive, part 1

‘let food be your medicine’

By Dr. Orna Izakson The ancient Greek physician Hippocrates (460-377 BCE) famously said “Let food be your medicine and medicine be your food.” Gardeners know the best way to get your veggies is fresh and organic, ideally straight from the farm or garden....