Health

'Beeting' high altitude symptoms with beet juice

Ever since human beings first began climbing the world's tallest mountains, they have struggled with a basic problem: altitude sickness, caused by lower air pressures which affect the ability of our bodies to take up oxygen.

Cardiology

Beet juice boosts muscle power in heart patients

Scientists have evidence that Popeye was right: Spinach makes you stronger. But it's the high nitrate content in the leafy greens—not the iron—that creates the effect.

Health

US initiative will test appetite for GMO food

(AP)—Calories. Nutrients. Serving size. How about "produced with genetic engineering?" California voters will soon decide whether to require certain raw and processed foods to carry such a label.

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