Evaluating Sugar Substitutes
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.
Where IS the Beef?
Very lean beef is a good choice for consumers who can find and afford it. But there is more to a heart healthy diet than beef. In this post, Dr. James Kenney evaluates questionable claims based on a short-term study.
Salt, Strokes, and Senility
Too much salt can be very dangerous for your health. New studies indicate that there may be a link between sodium consumption, stroke, and senility!
The Perfect Storm for Heart Disease
Public health week continues with this article about the link between diet, exercise, and heart disease. Two recent large, long-term epidemiologic studies add to the growing data linking diet to increased risk of cardiovascular disease morbidity and mortality.
Pancreatic Cancer and Diet
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...
Contrasting Tales of Fiber
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.