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Has the "age of Nutritionism" (coined by Michael Pollen) really improved our eating? It sure has caused a flurry of activity from social media to diet books to marketing and shopping habits. I have enjoyed recording many of the greatest issues of our times after 20 years of publishing...
 
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You know the old saying, “If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is”. Yet, year after year, people get duped into believing that the latest fad diet will finally solve their weight problem. According to the CDC, Americans spend 70 billion per year on weight loss....
Food and Health

Despite the popularity of cutting carbs like bread, cereal, and pasta, science continues to support eating whole grains for best health.
Cooking, Food and Health

Studies continue to show that a Mediterranean-style eating pattern is good news for health. Here’s some of the latest in Mediterranean diet research...
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One possible explanation for the relative poor performance of the US compared to the other dozens countries in the Health Affairs report might be related to America?s failure to reduce salt intake. A prospective study in Finland showed that for each 2400mg increase in 24-hour urinary sodium cardiovascular disease...