Food and Health, Prevention

A recent study published in the Journal of Clinical Nutrition indicates there’s more at stake than our waistlines when it comes to ultra-processed foods and drinks. Results of a large study done by the Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal) found that intake of ultra-processed foods and drink may...
 

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Food and Health, Prevention

The 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA) offer lots of helpful nutrition advice, but I couldn't help noticing some pieces that were missing...
Food and Health, Prevention

While most people associate excess weight with diabetes and heart disease, obesity is also connected to an increased risk of several different cancers, in addition to a worse prognosis and survival rate. Researchers have discovered obesity-related processes that speed tumor growth, including chronic inflammation and metabolic alterations. However, details on this connection have remained inconc... ... Don’t Weight! Obesity and Cancer
Cooking, Food and Health

A new study gives more reason to “go fish” and reduce animal-based protein sources in your diet. According to a new study from Northwestern Medicine and Cornell University, consuming just 2 servings of beef, processed meat, or poultry on a weekly basis has been found to raise the risk...
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....