Day: August 8, 2012

Are Berries the New Snake Oil?

I have nothing against berries. I, in fact, enjoy many kinds of berries in my diet. My favorite fruit, the banana, is actually a berry (botanically speaking). I am disturbed, however, at the extent to which various kinds of berries are being sold as the latest superfood cure-all. Dr. Oz, for example, has been pushing the lingonberry (a relative of the cranberry...

/ August 8, 2012