Food and Health, Prevention

Despite the risk for food allergy, the latest recommendations from the US Dietary Guideline Advisory Committee suggests increasing intake of nuts...
 
Food and Health, Prevention

Updated once every five years, the Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA) is largely based on a report written by the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee of scientific and health experts. The Committee uses the latest scientific research to develop recommendations to update the DGA. They released their report in July....
 

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Food and Health

Those who have read “Salt Toxicity and Hypertension” (1)are aware this reviewer has long maintained that a physiologically normal blood pressure (BP) or the optimal BP level for humans is likely below 100/60 mmHg. Our closest biological relatives (chimpanzees, orangutans, bonobos, and gorillas) and likely our ancient ancestors all evolved on a diet with either little ... The Danger of “Normal” Blood Pressure
Food and Health, Prevention

In a blink of an eye, five years have passed and the Scientific Report of the 2020 US Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee has been published. The health consequences of eating processed meats like hot dogs, bacon and deli meat were evident when the 2015 guidelines were set, and the research to eat them sparingly has ... Red Meat and Your Health
Food and Health, Prevention

The average salt intake of Americans and all modern societies far exceeds what is needed and this excessive intake appears to be promoting many serious diseases including elevated blood pressure (BP) and hypertension (HTN). There is also no doubt that HTN is a major risk factor for damage to...