Herbs and spices appear to have antioxidant, anti-microbial, and anti-inflammatory properties and they may in addition reduce the risk of developing chronic diseases, eg cardiovascular disease, neurodegenerative conditions, chronic inflammation, arthritis, cancer, obesity and diabetes type 2

In May 2019 researchers from Canada published their review of the medical scientific literature to identify and assess specific biomarkers in 25 herbs and spices, namely anise, basil, black pepper, … Read more

Drinking more than 2 cups of coffee per day appears to be associated with reduced tumour-specific insulin-like growth factor receptor 1 levels as well as an improved prognosis amongst tamoxifen- or radiotherapy-treated individuals with breast cancer but only if they were not overweight or obese

In June 2018 researchers from Sweden published the results of their study to assess the role of coffee consumption on the prognosis of breast cancer and possible associations with tumor-specific … Read more


Acrylamide is a chemical that naturally forms in starchy foods during cooking at high temperatures, including frying, baking, and roasting. This chemical process ‘browns’ food and affects its taste. Acrylamide … Read more