Food and Health, Prevention

Today we're focusing on pancreatic cancer, a dangerous disease that seems to be linked to diet. Very few people who are diagnosed with pancreatic cancer live more than a year or two after the diagnosis. Since pancreatic cancer is nearly always fatal, an ounce of prevention is worth far...
 
Food and Health, Prevention

When new information surfaces about the link between fiber and diverticulosis, Dr. James J. Kenney evaluates the findings to determine whether fiber is still your friend.
 
Food and Health, Prevention

Many people use sugar substitutes to reduce their empty calorie intake and improve their health. But do these products actually live up to their hype? In this post, we evaluate various sugar substitutes and reveal the most effective ways to use them.
 
Prevention, MyPlate

This post explores the basics of fiber. Learn about the differences between soluble and insoluble fiber, fiber's health benefits, where to find high-fiber foods, and more!
 
Prevention, MyPlate

Potassium is great for your heart, but many people aren’t getting nearly enough of it. On the flip side, most Americans are consuming way too much sodium, and we mean waaaaaaaaaaaaay too much sodium. Take a look at our strategies for balancing sodium and potassium intake!