The Latest in Nutrition Research
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Supplement Regulation and Side Effects: Efforts to Suppress the Truth
There is little guarantee that a dietary supplement will actually contain what is advertised on the packaging and not have undeclared contaminants.
Friday Favorites: Is It Better to Drink Little Alcohol Than None? Do Any Benefits of Alcohol Outweigh the Risks?
Even if alcohol causes cancer and there is no “French paradox,” what about the famous J-shaped curve, where excessive drinking is bad, but light drinkers appear to have lower mortality than abstainers?
How to Treat H. Pylori Naturally with Diet
What food can eradicate H. pylori in the majority of patients?
The Role of Kimchi and H. Pylori in Stomach Cancer
What explains the Achilles’ heel in certain Asian diets?
Friday Favorites: Bean Pastas and Lentil Sprouts
Do the benefits of beans, and lentils, and chickpeas remain when they’re powdered? Also, how to use temperature stress to boost sprout nutrition.
Coffee Put to the Test for Treating Parkinson’s Disease
Coffee can improve Parkinson’s symptoms within three weeks compared to placebo, but do the benefits last?
How to Cultivate a Healthy Gut Microbiome with Food
Our gut flora is determined by what we eat, for good or for ill.
Friday Favorites: Is Butter Really Back? What the Science Says
Is butter—and other saturated fats—bad for you or not?
Why Don’t Health Insurers Encourage Healthier Eating?
Why don’t more big payors in health care embrace plant-based eating?
Fenugreek Benefits for Sexual Function, Painful Periods, and Milk Production
The hormonal benefits of fenugreek extend beyond the muscle-bulking testosterone boost.
Friday Favorites: Does Wi-Fi Radiation Affect Brain Function?
What have more than 100 studies on Wi-Fi and human brain wave modulation found?
How Much Does Chemotherapy Improve Survival?
If you put together all of the new chemo drugs that had been approved over a dozen years, the average overall survival benefit is only 2.1 months.
How Effective Is Chemotherapy?
Most chemo drugs are approved by the FDA without evidence of benefit on survival or quality of life.
Friday Favorites: What About Kosher and Organic Chicken?
Comparing contamination rates for antibiotic-resistant E. coli and ExPEC bacteria that cause urinary tract infections
How Much Does Meat Affect Longevity?
If you care about your health so much that it would be unthinkable to light up a cigarette before and after lunch, maybe you should order a bean burrito instead of a meaty one.
How Big Meat Manipulated the Science
Big Meat downplays the magnitude of meat mortality.
Friday Favorites: Do Chia Seeds Help with Belly Fat?
The secret to unlocking the benefits of chia seeds may be grinding them up.
The Health Risks vs. Benefits of Meat Consumption
The meat industry’s own study concluded that meat consumption increased the risk of cancer, heart disease, diabetes, and premature death.
Conflicts of Interest in the Annals of Internal Medicine Meat Studies
The same person paid by Big Sugar to downplay the risks of sugar was paid by Big Meat to downplay the risks of meat.
Friday Favorites: Is Cheese Harmful or Healthy? Compared to What?
What about the studies that show cheese has neutral or positive health effects?