Nutrition science can be confusing for people with little or no training in nutrition science particularly those who also have little understanding of human physiology. One reason for such confusion can be often found in the often distorted messages from would be nutrition ?experts? who are in reality more...

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

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Food and Health

You may remember all the excitement surrounding the new gluten labeling guidelines, which regulate claims about whether a food contains gluten. We wanted to explore the ramifications of other claims on product labels, and while I was going through food articles, I found this gem about misleading "natural" food claims by NYU professor Marion Nestle. What does that "natural" label mean anyway?
Food and Health

Some interesting stats for those wanting to know what I do to maintain ideal weight after the age of 40: Age: 45 BMI: 20 (5'7", 130 pounds) Number of hours watching TV per week: 0 Number of hours exercising per week: 16-20 Meals eaten out per week: 1-2 Yesterday's food log: Breakfast: 1 bowl oatmeal ... Year in Review