New research suggests BPA exposure leads to poor lung function in children

Prenatal exposure to the industrial chemical bisphenol A (BPA) may lead to poor lung function in children, according to a recent study presented at the European Respiratory Society International Congress held in Madrid. Researchers from Spain examined pregnant women’s phenol exposure and found that many of them had detectable BPA levels in their urine. Children born to women with higher BPA levels had a smaller … Continue reading New research suggests BPA exposure leads to poor lung function in children

Research suggests that medicinal herbs green chiretta and ashwagandha are good sources of phytochemicals

Since ancient times, various herbs have been used by traditional healers to treat ailments that afflict both humans and animals. The medicinal properties of these herbs come from their phytonutrient content, which they produce to either aid in metabolism or as a byproduct of the said process. Phytonutrients are mainly classified into carotenoids and polyphenols. Carotenoids are … Continue reading Research suggests that medicinal herbs green chiretta and ashwagandha are good sources of phytochemicals