The Latest in Nutrition Research
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The Squatty Potty is put to the test.
What happened when ultra-processed foods were matched for calories, sugar, fat, and ﬁber content in the first randomized controlled trial?
Addyi (flibanserin), the drug marketed for “hypoactive sexual desire disorder,” is ineffective and unsafe. What about dietary approaches for female sexual dysfunction?
What was the secret to the public health community’s triumph when past attempts to regulate the food industry failed?
Adding a healthy option can actually drive people to make even worse choices, thanks to a mind-blowing glitch of human psychology.
Vitamin C, vitamin D, and omega-3 fish oil supplements put to the test to improve the core symptoms of autism spectrum disorder.
Which legumes are best at inhibiting the matrix metalloproteinase enzymes that allow cancer to become invasive?
How can we avoid the breakdown product of pesticides that may increase the risk of Alzheimer’s disease as much as if you carried APOE e4, the so-called Alzheimer’s gene?
Comparing the diets of the Roman gladiator “barley men” and army troopers to the modern Spartans of today and meat-eating athletes are put to the test against veg athletes and even sedentary plant-eaters in feats of endurance.
I quantify the risks of colon and rectal cancers from eating bacon, ham, hot dogs, sausage, and lunch meat.
How did the meat industry, government, and cancer organizations respond to the confirmation that processed meat, like bacon, ham, hot dogs, and lunch meat, causes cancer?
Ground ginger and ginger tea are put to the test for blood sugar control.
Overrated “precision medicine” may just be serving vested interests, and consumer DNA testing can be useless—or even worse.
Why are nuts associated with decreased mortality, but not peanut butter?
Seven dates a day for three weeks are put to the test in a randomized controlled trial.
Fasting and exercise can boost the longevity hormone FGF21, but what can we eat—or avoid eating—to get similar effects?
What can we do to boost the longevity hormone FGF21?
How the food industry responds to “health food faddists.”
We co-evolved a symbiosis with our good gut bacteria but are not holding up our end of the bargain.
The so-called optimism bias may get in the way of a healthy lifestyle.