diet Articles
The USDA's "MyPlate"
Friday, June 3rd, 2011 by Jeremy Warner
Here it is After a long flirtation with the ancient rulers of Egypt, the USDA has come up with a new graphical representation of what foods and how much of those foods you should be eating. This was released yesterday after many months of secrecy. I have to say, it looks an awful... Read more
Vitamin D Decreases Diabetes Risk
Wednesday, June 1st, 2011 by Dr. Robert Wascher
VITAMIN D DECREASES DIABETES RISK I have written extensively about Vitamin D in the past, particularly in the areas of cancer prevention and cardiovascular disease prevention.As regular readers of this column already know, Vitamin D, which actually functions more like a ... Read more
Better Late than Never: Advice About Normal Blood Sugar From The ADA
Thursday, May 26th, 2011 by Judy Barnes Baker
I was astonished to see the ADA logo at the top ofan article titled, "Eight Tips for Super Blood Sugar Control,"in the May 24th issue ofthe Diabetes Healthnewsletter.If this was actually published with the approval of the ADA and notanotherprank from Dr. Feinman,itsignals a turn-... Read more
Eating Well-Done Red Meat Might Increase Breast Cancer Risk
Monday, May 23rd, 2011 by Aaron Tabor
The impact of red meat consumption on breast cancer risk has been a contentious and highly debated topic. The scientific literature on the effects of eating red meat on breast cancer risk remains rather inconsistent; however, a number of studies suggest that eating red meat incre... Read more
Green Tea and Skin Health
Monday, May 16th, 2011 by Dr. Robert Wascher
GREEN TEA AND SKIN HEALTH In our youth-obsessed culture, there are countless creams, lotions, vitamins, herbal remedies, and personal care devices that have been advertised as rejuvenators of aging skin.Unfortunately, very few of these skin anti-aging remedies are supported by an... Read more
Wednesday, May 11th, 2011 by Judy Barnes Baker
Unless you are new to the low-carb lifestyle, you are certainly familiar with Jimmy Moore's Livin' La Vida Low-Carb site at httplivinlavidalowcarb.comblog. Jimmy serves as Grand Central Station for the low-carb community. I havehim to thank for much of the success of my first boo... Read more
May is National Women's Health Week
Monday, May 9th, 2011 by Matthew Mintz
Happy Mother's Day Hopefully, you sent your mom flowers, cards, etc. or at least gave a phone call. In thinking about mom and all the women in our lives, it's important to remember their health. And, what better way to honor and celebrate the women in our lives than to support th... Read more
Brainstorming in Portland for the Metabolism Society
Wednesday, May 4th, 2011 by Judy Barnes Baker
Dr. Feinman, founder of the Nutrition and Metabolism Society, invited me to join him and two other Northwest NMS membersfor a brainstorming session in Portland a little over a week ago.D offered todrive me down, so we put on aCD of Bluegrass musicandtook the day off fora much-nee... Read more
Hot Cross Buns
Friday, April 22nd, 2011 by Jeremy Warner
I don't know too much about them, but I've heard that they are traditionally eaten on Good Friday that would be today. Interestingly, some sources claim that they predate Christianity, and that the cross is in fact a Greek symbol. Whatever the case may be, we came across these wh... Read more
Cruciferous Vegetables and Prostate Cancer Risk
Thursday, April 21st, 2011 by Dr. Robert Wascher
CRUCIFEROUS VEGETABLES AND PROSTATE CANCER RISK Isothiocyanates are a class of dietary compounds that are found in most cruciferous brassica vegetables. Cruciferous vegetables include broccoli, cauliflower, brussels sprouts, kale, cabbage, kohlrabi, chinese broccoli, broccoli rab... Read more
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