Diet Pepsi recently started shipping it’s new formulation which has replaced aspartame, but is this really any better for us? Continue reading Is the New Diet Pepsi Better for You?
This downloadable guide is an evidenced-based review of the science that suggests the traditional way we view weight and how it impacts your chance of disease and illness needs to change. Continue reading Your Healthy Weight, Backed by Science Guide
The Natural Probiotic Shopping List is finished and ready for download. Continue reading Natural Probiotic Shopping List
In the mid-90s, I tried a low carbohydrate diet several times to try to lose weight. During this diet, I recall that many people thought you could eat as much meat, nuts and cheeses as you wanted, all while losing weight.
As if eating well isn’t confusing enough, the FDA has recently asked the Kind Company to remove the “healthy” claim from four of its fruit and nut bars. If a fruit and nut bar isn’t healthy, then what is and why would the FDA request this change? Continue reading Give Kind Bars a Break, FDA Requests Removal of Healthy Label
A new study performed at the Harvard School of Public Health shows strong health benefits for cereal. Continue reading Breakfast Cereal as a Life Extender
Trying to cut back on meat but don’t want to become a vegetarian? Continue reading Cutting Back Even a Little Meat Has Benefits
Recent research from the University of California, Los Angeles (Arab 2015) has suggested that walnuts may improve memory and cognitive function. Continue reading Walnuts and Memory Improvement
Vitamin D may not be the cure-all many have claimed. Continue reading Vitamin D Benefits Disputed
Who wouldn’t like an excuse to drink more coffee?
It’s a bit of a joke at work that I always have a cup of black coffee in my hand. So, a little research that supports my favorite drink is welcome.
The recent release of the Scientific Report of the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee states that strong evidence shows that the consumption of coffee within the moderate range (3 to 5 cups per day or 400 mg/d of caffeine) is not associated with increased long-term health risks among healthy individuals. Continue reading Bring on the Coffee Please
The Scientific Report of the 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans Advisory Committee has been released, and people are talking.
It is a 570 page document outlining the latest in scientific research regarding food-based recommendations from a large government panel of experts in diet and nutrition.
And therein lies the challenge. Continue reading Cholesterol Not so Bad? Not so Fast.