Dr. Adria Schmedthorst

The drink that helps lower breast cancer risk by half

Even though a small portion of breast cancers are genetic, a whopping 85 percent of women diagnosed have absolutely no family history. That means it can come out of no where. Thanks to research, there are a number of ways to reduce that risk…

Jenny Smiechowski

The simplest way to supersize the cancer-fighting power of green tea

For years, green tea was the darling of the hot beverage circle, until coffee’s (and even black tea’s) health benefits became better known. But green tea still reigns as king of one potent cancer-fighting compound. Use this trick to supersize it…

Jenny Smiechowski

The healthy tea that raises diabetes risk 20 percent

It’s the holy grail of health drinks. It improves brain function. It speeds up your metabolism. It lowers your risk of certain cancers. It keeps your teeth healthy. But here’s how new research says it could increase your risk for type 2 diabetes…

Joyce Hollman

4 teas that naturally balance cholesterol

It’s up to us to control the natural increase in LDL cholesterol that occurs as we age. And, you’ll definitely want to consider adding some herbal teas to your eating plan. There are at least four different refreshing varieties that can help keep your cholesterol in check.

Jenny Smiechowski

The antioxidant-packed tea that kills cancer stem cells

At some point in your life, you’ve probably been told to “treat your body like a temple.” And that’s good advice. You only have one body, after all. And it has to last you for a while. But, if you’ve been a little rough on it, no worries. One special drink could turn things around for you…

Jenny Smiechowski

Is caffeine good or bad for diabetes?

When you have type II diabetes, you spend a lot of time thinking about what you’re eating and how it affects your blood sugar. But what about caffeinated beverages… are they good or bad for your diabetes? What if I told you a caffeine cure may be on the horizon…