Tag: Nutrition

Don’t Believe the News Headlines: Foods High in Saturated Fat Are Still Unhealthy

Researchers of a new study published in the BMJ concluded there was no association between eating more saturated fat—the kind found in…

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Do Antidepressant Drugs Really Work?

A recent meta-analysis caused huge waves when it concluded that the effectiveness of antidepressants could be explained by the placebo effect. In…

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Do Different Bodies Really Need Radically Different Types of Diets?

The concepts of personalized medicine and personalized nutrition have really taken off. People are eating according to their blood type, their metabolic…

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Why Switching from Beef to Chicken or Fish May Not Lower Your Cholesterol

It’s common for people to give up red meat in an attempt to get healthier and lower their cholesterol levels. But does…

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The War on Wheat

The Fifth Estate, the Canadian Broadcasting Company’s investigative news series, looks at the recent anti-wheat and gluten-free trend that they call the…

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Why Whole Grains Should Be Part of Your Diet

Whole grains have an image problem. Media headlines and fitness magazines warn that eating grains can make you fat and sick. When…

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Is Coconut Oil Healthy or Hazardous?

We are not quite sure why people think there is something magically healthy about coconut oil. We think it is because it…

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How to Prevent High Blood Pressure With Diet, Not Drugs

In this NutritionFacts.org video, Dr. Michael Greger looks at the current research on the world’s deadliest risk factor and how it relates to the food…

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Plant-Based on a Budget: How I Ate Well on $5 a Day

I have previously done a five-day $1.50-a-day challenge, to demonstrate how to eat healthfully on an extremely restricted budget. It was difficult, but…

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12 Tips for Healthy Weight Loss … with Benefits Beyond the Scale

As an internal medicine physician and director of an obesity program, I am all too familiar with the struggle that many people…

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The Only Three Food Groups You Need to Remember

The following is an excerpt from The Campbell Plan: The Simple Way to Lose Weight and Reverse Illness, which was released by Rodale Books….

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Why Starch Should Be at the Center of Your Plate

People are so afraid of starch and carbs these days, but we want you to unlearn everything you think you know about them. Despite…

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