Stinging nettles has long been used in folk medicine and as a food source. The herb also has recent research suggesting benefits for allergies, inflammatory conditions, diabetes, hot flashes and benign prostatic hyperplasia.
Collagen is widely used as a nutritional supplement. While there is a lot of hype, the research does suggest some potential benefits.
The elemental diet is a rather extreme short-term diet that provides all of your food in its simplest form that doesn't require digestion. The diet appears to hold promise for treating some serious gastrointestinal conditions.
Phthalates are chemicals used in plastics and other consumer goods. The latest research suggests numerous negative health consequences associated with their exposure.