Prevention

Drinking green tea is associated with a lower incidence of cardiovascular disease and cancer where oxidative stress plays an important role...
 
Food and Health

People with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), a disease of the intestines that results in stomach pain, bloating, gas, diarrhea, and/or constipation, often try a variety of restrictive diets to get relief. The low-FODMAP diet helps approximately 70% of people with IBS live healthy, symptom-free lives. What is FODMAP? FODMAP...
Prevention

The results of the recent twin study showing the strong association between high sodium intake and elevated BP that is independent of central adiposity coupled with Dr. Hinderliter’s study of the DASH diet and exercise program described here confirm research conducted at the Pritikin Center 35+ years ago. Overall, it seems clear that most patients diagnosed with elevated BP could lower their BP sufficiently to avoid the need for BP-drugs.
Kids

When my son was 6 years old he came home from school and proudly told me “Beets are nature’s candy!” His class had learned about different vegetables and beets were his favorite because they taste sweeter than many other vegetables when roasted. Beets have made a comeback lately. I've...
Cooking, Food and Health

Here is a list of new foods and trends from Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics' The Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo (#FNCE) 2018 in Washington, D.C. This year I decided to show you the top 5 trends of food manufacturing that I saw on my walk through the...