Imagine running into a friend at the gym who was just finishing her aerobic workout. Sweaty and flushed, she downs a bottle of water and
The federal government’s newest Dietary Guidelines were just published today. Revised every five years as new research in nutrition and diet unfolds, its purpose is
The recent film What the Health raised the question as to whether sugar or other carbohydrates cause diabetes. Because blood sugar levels are high in
Almost 10 percent of Americans have diabetes and that number is growing. Unfortunately, the myths surrounding diabetes are as widespread as the disorder itself. Here
Eating a plant-based diet is one of the most healthful actions you can take, but it carries the very serious and potentially fatal risk of
Calcium supplements are thought to be good for the bones, but a new study warns they might be bad for the heart. A report released
The pattern of provocations, proclamations, and click-bait innuendo related to saturated fat is fairly clear to anyone who reads past the headlines. It’s entirely clear
The body’s metabolism is genetically encoded to run most efficiently on starch. No amount of willpower, dieting, or wishful thinking will change that fundamental fact.
Many people view multivitamins as some sort of insurance policy that they use so they’ll feel that they’ve got their bases covered when it comes
Until age 35, my health was very typical for an American. Then in November of 1988, all that changed: my immune system suddenly decided that
According to the Centers for Disease Control, 29 million people in America have diabetes and 86 million have prediabetes. Insulin resistance is recognized as a
I have been asked by several people to comment on the recent study from Tulane that was featured prominently in the New York Times purporting
https://youtu.be/7dtTo6qm4OY A guideline is suggested for how to read food labels for packaged grain products such as bread and breakfast cereals
The USDA’s recent proposal to eliminate dietary cholesterol guidelines has positive and negative repercussions. It also reminds us why government nutritional recommendations are not reliable.
Calorie density is the simplest approach to healthful eating and lifelong weight management. This common sense approach to sound nutrition allows for lifelong weight management
Last year, Dr. Steven Gundry released The Plant Paradox: The Hidden Dangers in Healthy Foods That Cause Disease and Weight Gain, which claimed that lectins,