Tea time: The difference between black, green, white and herbal teas

While brewed tea is likely one of the most popular beverages worldwide, there is surprisingly little research on its health benefits. Larry Santora, M.D., explains the difference between black, green, white and herbal teas.

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Is organic food worth the cost?

Larry Santora, M.D., expains which organic foods are worth the extra cost and which are not.

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Non-dairy creamers: Too much of a good thing

What are the ingredients in the various forms of non-dairy creamers, and which are healthiest? Larry Santora, M.D., reviews your choices and exactly how much non-dairy creamer you should add to each cup.

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Water, water everywhere, but what’s the best to drink?

Designer waters have flooded the market, but does that mean good ol’ tap water isn’t providing you with the nutrients you need? Larry Santora, M.D., and Heidi Cortese explain which waters are the best and whether bottled water is worth the cost.

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You need more vitamin D

Vitamin D is vital for good health, but many of us do not get enough of it naturally. Larry Santora, M.D., and Heidi Cortese discuss why a daily dose is so important.

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Mixing grapefruit and your meds

The label on your prescription’s bottle says to avoid eating grapefruit products. Why? Larry Santora, M.D., and Heidi Cortese explain why grapefruits and grapefruit juice may affect the performance of certain medications.

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Add olive oil to your dinner tonight

Pure, virgin or extra virgin — these labels do make a difference when you choose olive oil. Larry Santora, M.D., and Heidi Cortese explain why olive oil is a healthy alternative to butter and other oils.

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Toast to your health

Vintner Donald Sodaro, owner of Sodaro Estate Winery, explains the wine-making process, and Larry Santora, M.D., provides a primer on the healthy aspects of moderate wine consumption.

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Take a swig of that java

Larry Santora, M.D., and Heidi Cortese clarify the findings about coffee and its health benefits, especially related to diabetes.

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Unscrambled: Eggs are the perfect food

Eggs have a brand-new reputation: They are good for you. Larry Santora, M.D., and Heidi Cortese crack open the facts about this “perfect food.”

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