One in Three People Has This Eye Parasite

Toxoplasma gondii is a parasite and responsible for the infection toxoplasmosis. A study1 published in May 2022 found that the prevalence of eye infections caused by the parasite is common in Australian adults. The parasite is known to cause infection globally in a wide variety of birds, mammals and humans. A parasite is a living… Read More »

Is Your Olive Oil Fake?

This article was previously published December 17, 2016, and has been updated with new information. Consumption of olive oil has increased more than 10-fold in the U.S. over the past 35 years, from 29 metric tons (MT) in 1980 to 327 MT in 2015.1 The popularity of the Mediterranean diet made olive oil a $… Read More »