The idea behind “food is medicine” is that if chronically ill people eat a nutritious diet, they’ll need fewer medications, ER visits and hospital readmissions.
We have created another pseudo-disease that is encouraged by vitamin companies, patient groups, food manufacturers, public health departments and charities.
There is strong evidence to support the health benefits of time-restricted eating (TRE) in animals, and recent small studies suggest possible benefits for humans, too.
At issue is a chemical called acrylamide, a byproduct of coffee roasting also present in many other foods that are roasted, fried or baked.
The doctor most responsible for turning the sunshine supplement into a billion-dollar juggernaut has received hundreds of thousands of dollars from the vitamin D industry, according to government records and interviews.
For most, following a low carb diet, rather than a no carb diet, is much more practical – as it will also allow for the inclusion of fruit and all vegetables.
Research suggests that veganism can have health benefits — if well planned.
Up to half of college students report that they were either not getting enough to eat or were worried about it.
While there are benefits and downsides of measuring kids’ height and weight at school, the pros outweigh the cons.
Most types of cheese contain salt and saturated fat, but cheese is also high in protein and calcium. So what’s the verdict: good or bad?