POM – Not Quite Living Up to It’s Claims According to Federal Judge

Of course we are all familiar with the saying ‘if it seems to good to be true it probably is.’ Well if you were a bit skeptical about the marketing claims associated with POM Wonderful, you weren’t alone. A federal judge now says that the company’s claims that their juice can help “treat, prevent or reduce the risk of heart disease, prostate cancer or erectile dysfunction,” are completely unfounded.



It’s seem these are awfully bold claims to make, especially if you don’t have the research to back it up – but perhaps more surprising still is that it took some time for these false claims to be stopped in their tracks.


New Insight Helps Explain the ‘Runner’s High’

A new study conducted by researchers at the University of Arizona has shed some light on why we as humans can experience pure joy from the act of running. A recent NY Times article has highlighted some of the fascinating aspects of the study.


Whether you run yourself or you know those who seemingly can’t skip their daily run, we can all agree there seems to be something at least mildly addictive about running.While we are likely familiar with the ‘feel good’ chemicals associated with running, perhaps we are most unattached from considering the evolution or this phenom.


Heart Attack Risk Heightened By Air Pollution

It should come as no real surprise that air pollution isn’t healthy for our bodies. Countless studies have revealed the adverse impact that pollutants have on our overall health, but new research shows that poor air quality and high pollution can lead to an increased risk for heart attack.


In fact, two studies confirmed this fear over the past week, proving pollution can be damaging to the heart. One study dealt predominantly with heart damage while the other focused in on the likeliness of stroke.


Inhaling Caffeine May Be the Latest Trend

Nearly half of all American adults drink coffee each day. This bit of information – not so shocking. The idea that a new product allows us to inhale caffeine? Let’s go ahead and file that under “bad idea.”


Just when we thought we had seen it all!


What sounds more like a black market drug is actually a product that came out last month and it now available in Massachusetts and New York. AeroShot is the latest caffeinated product to hit the shelves at convenient stores. It’s a small tube which at first glance appears to be nothing more than a tube of chap-stick. It’s contents however, quite different.