Food & Nutrition

The good news is that more of us report walking regularly than in the past. That’s true for most demographic groups, but the level of reported activity still has far to go to reach recommended levels.

The thoroughly debunked myth that the world is overpopulated is still pervasive. A corollary to that myth is the belief that, as the population continues growing, we will not be able to provide enough food for everybody.

One phenomenon that continues to mystify physicians and healthcare professionals alike is the "obesity paradox," the idea that significant extra weight can actually be beneficial and provide protection in some circumstances. 

Can't Avoid Sunburn? Vitamin D Might Help

A Google search of the term “turmeric” yields well over 36 million links (full disclosure: I did not read them all).

A recent paper in EBioMedicine studied variations on low and high fat and carbohydrate diets.

Summer campfires are fun; even more fun when you can roast some delicious marshmallows! But roasting the perfect marshmallow takes a bit of skill, and a whole lotta patience!

Surely we all know by now that broccoli is good for us — like many other veggies.

Here's a rumor that is so stupid that I'm reluctant to take time off from Sudoku to even bother to write about it.