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...
 
Prevention

If you’re a woman and you’re craving more junk food, it could be PMS or may just be that you need to get more ZZZs. And if you think it’s OK that you’ve put on a few pounds because of it, think again. A study out of Columbia University...
Food and Health, Prevention

We’ve been told to avoid red meat and instead choose white meat to lower our cholesterol levels and reduce risk of cardiovascular disease. A new study is the first to delve further into the red meat/white meat recommendations, attempting to identify which specific aspects of red meat lead to increased risk...
Food and Health, Kids

New research suggests that food neophobia, a fear of trying new foods, may impact quality of diet and have serious health consequences like heart disease and type 2 diabetes. A study done by the Finnish National Institute for Health and Welfare, the University of Helsinki, and the University of...
Prevention

The 2015 US Dietary Guidelines (USDG) dropped any limit on dietary cholesterol intake (1). This resulted in a change in dietary advice from those who used the USDG decision to drop limits on dietary cholesterol, which has been good for America’s egg industry but is unlikely to be good...