Grapefruit: Friend or Foe?

…potentially hazardous. At least 50 known medications are affected by grapefruit, including those used to treat cancer, depression, pain, impotence, HIV, allergies, the immune system, and various cardiovascular problems. Even Coumadin is on the list. In some instances, the fruit increases the action of…

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Low Cholesterol Levels Can Hurt Your Immune System

…less efficient immune system. * A 1998 investigation into the association between total cholesterol and risk of infections (other than respiratory and HIV) diagnosed within the California Kaiser Permanente system tracked some 55,000 men and 65,000 women for 15 years (1979–1993). What they found is that…

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