The Latest in Nutrition Research
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Plant-Based Eating Score Put to the Test
How can you get a perfect diet score?
Flashback Friday: What Is the Optimal Vitamin C Intake?
Experiments showing how much vitamin C our body absorbs and excretes can give us a sense of how many vitamin C rich fruits and vegetables we should be eating each day.
Are PCSK9 Inhibitors for LDL Cholesterol Safe and Effective?
Those with genetic mutations that leave them with an LDL cholesterol of 30 live exceptionally long lives. Can we duplicate that effect with drugs?
Can Cholesterol Get Too Low?
Why might healthy lifestyle choices wipe out 90 percent of our risk for having a heart attack, whereas drugs may only reduce risk by 20 to 30 percent?
Flashback Friday: Best Way to Cook Vegetables
Boiling, steaming, microwaving, air frying, and sous vide cooking are put to the test for nutrient retention.
Fasting to Reverse Diabetes
By losing 15 percent of their body weight, nearly 90 percent of those who’ve had type 2 diabetes for less than four years can achieve remission.
Are Onions Beneficial for Testosterone, Osteoporosis, Allergies, and Cancer?
What did randomized controlled human trials find about the ways we may—or may not—benefit from eating onions?
Flashback Friday: Pomegranate vs. Placebo for Prostate Cancer
Pomegranate juice for prostate cancer was finally put to the test in a randomized, controlled, clinical trial.
Extra Virgin Olive Oil for Arthritis
What happened when topical olive oil was pitted against an ibuprofen-type drug for osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis?
How Sustainable Is the Weight Loss After Bariatric Surgery?
Weight regain after bariatric surgery can have devastating psychological effects.
Flashback Friday: Big Salt—Getting to the Meat of the Matter
Why does the meat industry add salt to its products when millions of lives are at stake?
Bariatric Surgery vs. Diet to Reverse Diabetes
Losing weight without rearranging your gastrointestinal anatomy carries advantages beyond just the lack of surgical risk.
The Complications of Bariatric Weight-Loss Surgery
The extent of risk from bariatric weight-loss surgery may depend on the skill of the surgeon.
Flashback Friday: Best Supplements for Prostate Cancer
What would happen if you secretly gave cancer patients four of the healthiest foods?
The Mortality Rate of Bariatric Weight-Loss Surgery
Today, death rates after weight-loss surgery are considered to be “very low,” occurring in perhaps 1 in 300 to 1 in 500 patients on average.
Are Baruka Nuts the Healthiest Nut?
How do barukas, also known as baru almonds, compare with other nuts?
Flashback Friday: Blueberries for a Diabetic Diet and DNA Repair
Blueberries are put to the test against insulin resistance, oxidation, and DNA damage.
Can Vegan Fecal Transplants Lower TMAO Levels?
If the microbiome of those eating plant-based diets protects against the toxic effects of TMAO, what about swapping gut flora?
Should We Be Concerned About Aflatoxin?
Is “toxic mold syndrome” a real thing? And, what do we do about toxic mold contamination of food?
Flashback Friday: Which Has More Caramel Coloring Carcinogens – Coke or Pepsi?
How many cola cancer cases are estimated to be caused by Coke and Pepsi in New York versus California, where a carcinogen labeling law (Prop 65) exists?