Current Health News

October 29, 2018 - Issue 4459


Best Nutrients for Cold and Flu Season

cold and flu prevention

October 29, 2018

Research shows it reduces the duration of symptoms. Just make sure it's in this form, otherwise it could lower your level of copper and actually compromise your immune system. Plus, 3 other nutrients that offer powerful protection during cold and flu season.

Here's the Latest on Longevity Vitamins

Here's the Latest on Longevity Vitamins

October 29, 2018

A review of more than a decade of nutritional science research suggests many people are deficient in one or more vitamins, minerals and other nutrients prized for their role in promoting longevity. Are you lacking in one of these so-called longevity vitamins?

What Are the Benefits of Ground Cherries?

ground cherries

October 29, 2018

With all the similarities among plants, it's sometimes hard to know if fruits like ground cherries are the same as cape gooseberries (they are), or interchangeable with plants or those with a similar name, like tomatillos and gooseberries (they aren't). Find out why these fruits are unique, why they're good for you and what to avoid.

Weekly Health Quiz: Diabetes, Disability and the Nobel Prize

week 51 health quiz

October 29, 2018

Take this week's quiz to see how well you remember what you read on Mercola.com last week.