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Q: Back in the 1950s, Carlton Fredericks, a popular radio personality, touted the virtues...

Answer : Molasses is a concentrated byproduct of refining sugar cane into table sugar. Black strap molasses comes from the third and final boiling...

Q: In your June 2007 newsletter you reported the recommended AREDS antioxidants combination to...

Answer :Copper is an essential mineral with an established Recommended Dietary Allowance (RDA) of 900 micrograms (0.9 milligrams) per day for adults and a Tolerable Upper Intake Level (UL) of 10,000 micrograms (10 milligrams) daily. (The UL is the maximum daily intake of a nutrient that is likely to pose no risks of adverse health affects for almost all individuals.) According to Jeffrey Blumberg, PhD, director of the Antioxidants Research Laboratory at Tufts Jean Mayer…

Q: My eczema has become worse over the last few years. Are there any...

Answer :Eczema is a chronic skin disorder due to a hypersensitivity reaction-similar to an allergy-in the skin.