Today’s Solutions: May 29, 2024

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Eating just one daily cup of cranberries could prevent dementia

Currently, there is no cure for dementia, a neurological disease that is predicted to impact around 152 million people by 2050. Research teams around the world are constantly working on ways to ward off the disease and find ways to treat it. The Optimist Daily has reported on many of these efforts, Read More...

Scientists successfully use CR

Scientists successfully use CRISPR to lower cholesterol in monkeys

Did you know that as it stands, approximately one person every 36 seconds dies in the US from cardiovascular disease? Thanks to scientists from the University of Pennsylvania and private company Verve Therapeutics, this dismal statistic may soon change for the better. The researchers have Read More...

Fat is where it's at

Fat is where it's at

Janet Paskin | June/July 2009 issue Jenny Matthau stands in front of hundreds of students at the Natural Gourmet School and speaks heresy. The New York City culinary program specializes in "health-supportive, whole-foods cuisine" with a "plant-based curriculum." Beef and pork aren’t on the Read More...

Fancy butter

Fancy butter

Rediscover our old spreadable friend. Elbrich Fennema | September 2008 issue Photo: Pieter De Swart Fat was once considered evil. Then we learned there were good fats and bad fats. Shortly thereafter, we heard the news that cholesterol was a menace. Now we know there’s good and bad Read More...