Can avoiding certain foods reduce your dementia risk? One nutritional psychiatrist seems to think so, but the evidence is much messier than it looks at first glance.
The nutrition pendulum is still swinging, and there's yet another report about the dangers of diet. You thought dietary fat had acquired a clean (OK, cleaner) bill of health compared to dietary sugars. But we seem to still have some anti-fat folks out there. Should we worry? Probably not, and here's why.
A new study published in the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition found that eating at a full-service restaurant is no better for your health than eating at a fast food joint. In fact, in some cases, a full-service restaurant is less healthy.
This past year has not been a great one for the National School Lunch program. The new government requirements for school lunch composition were met with so much resistance that some have already been
The science of the complex interaction between fat and carbohydrate intake and health outcomes is explained almost simply in Nina Teicholz Wall Street Journal Saturday Essay. Suffice it to say that the bacon leads to heart disease theory is on its last legs.
This week's wrap highlights the latest findings on the relationship between saturated fat and cardiovascular health, our shout-out to ACSH friend Michael Shaw for his knowledge and writings on the infamous Andrew Wakefield scandal, and why an astounding number of Americans believe medical conspiracy theories!
Could it be: saturated fat unproven as heart risk? What s next: drugs and alcohol also OK? Not what momma told us!
What Is an Egg? An egg is a nutritious food. Eggs provide high-quality protein and a variety of vitamins and minerals. Eggs are relatively low in calories and saturated fat, but their cholesterol content is higher than that of most other foods.