The impact of too much added salt over the long term is likely far greater than the relatively modest changes in BP observed in short-term clinical trials...

The purpose of nutrition month is to help the public become aware of the importance of good nutrition and a healthful eating plan.

Putting together a comprehensive and engaging cooking demonstration is hard work -- but that's about to change.
Food and Health, Prevention

The results of the ASCEND study and the recent Cochrane review add to the growing body of research that shows taking omega-3 supplements is of no help for treating or preventing CVD and will not reduce the risk of congestive heart failure, coronary heart disease, ischemic stroke, and sudden cardiac death...
Food and Health, Prevention

The reason the original paper was retracted was due to statistical anomalies, the failure to appropriately randomize subjects in some of the 11 study centers, and other concerns.

This month, we will examine the scientific evidence linking high-protein diets (especially from animal sources) with a wide variety of known and suspected adverse metabolic effects that almost certainly contribute to adverse effects on health and longevity... 
Food and Health

Americans consume only about half as much fiber as recommended. The average intake is a mere 16 grams daily, yet ... Fiber: It’s Time to Double Up