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The Digestive Power of Fennel Seeds

Chewing fennel seeds after a meal is a common practice in many parts of the world, including southeast Asia. The seeds, with their licorice-like flavor, are a featured ingredient in the Indian Ayurvedic snack mukhwas, which is traditionally eaten after a meal to freshen breath and aid digestion.1 Considered “one of the world’s oldest medicinal… Read More »

The Many Benefits of CoQ10 and Ubiquinol

Coenzyme Q10 or simply CoQ10, (ubiquinone) is a fat-soluble molecule that is found in all cells of your body. It plays a crucial role in the electron transport chain, which is a series of reactions that occur in the mitochondria to generate energy in the form of ATP.1 In addition to its role in energy… Read More »

Updates on the GMO Mosquito Release

Genetically engineered (GE) mosquitoes created by biotechnology company Oxitec have been released in the U.S., even though the long-term effects could be disastrous. Oxitec is using Aedes aegypti (A. aegypti) mosquitoes for this real-world experiment, the species known to carry yellow fever, dengue fever, chikungunya, Zika, West Nile and Mayaro,1 a dengue-like disease.2 Oxitec genetically… Read More »