Food and Health

One thing that this reviewer has learned over many decades as a registered dietitian and nutrition research specialist is that the nutrition field has always been prone to diets, fads, and what might be called irrational exuberance about the claimed health benefits of a wide variety of food supplements....
 


Those taking high doses of vitamin D well in excess of current RDA levels actually tend to have more bone fractures, fall more frequently, sleep less well, and die sooner than those with lower levels...
 

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Food and Health, Prevention

The most common cause of dementia, accounting for about 60% of all cases of dementia, is Alzheimer's disease (AD). AD is a debilitating and incurable brain disease that affects about six million Americans age 65 and older. Current pharmacological treatments are of little benefit and do little or nothing to slow the progression of the ... Diet and the Risk of Dementia
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

The goal of this article is to provide readers with this reviewer’s perspective on the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) with a focus on what role diet and nutrition may play in its prevention and treatment. COVID-19 is caused by a coronavirus similar with the one that caused severe acute...