Posts filed under: Facts vs Junk

More Than Ever, We Need “Polypills” & “Activity Snacks”

Even “BC” (before COVID), much of the world was pretty sedentary, and our new “pandemic lifestyles” haven’t helped. Now a...

Obese? Canadian Docs Say It’s About Health, Not The Scale

I’ve worked with so many overweight and obese adults and children whose weight was seriously impacting their health: diabetes, hypertension,...

Food Is Medicine…But Some Restrictions Apply

Did Hippocrates really say, “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food”?  Probably not, but he often gets...

When a Pharmacist Talks With a Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist….

Dr. Jessica Nouhavandi, PharmD, co-founder and co-CEO of Culver City-based Honeybee Health, asked me recently what it’s like to think...

News Flash: Fresh Produce Is Safe To Eat!!!

When I hit the supermarket these days, I’m seeing canned and frozen vegetables and fruits flying off the shelves.  All...

COVID-19: 5 Steps To Make Some Lemonade Of It ALL!

Amid a pandemic like COVID-19, the hysteria seems to build and change by the hour.  Businesses are shut, so are...

7 Nutrition Myths These Dietitians Are Busting

When people learn I’m a registered dietitian/nutritionist (RDN), they almost immediately start venting their frustrations about food issues. “Every day...

15 Tips: Prevent G.E.R.D. From Being “Thanksgiving’s Revenge”

“National G.E.R.D. Awareness Week” is November 18-24 this year — a week BEFORE Thanksgiving, but maybe that’s good.  Being aware...

Wanna “Meat Up”? New Research Says Risks Are Lower Than Thought

Well, the meat wars have resumed. When new research suggests that the advice people have heard to eat less meat...

Veto The Keto! Here’s Why It ISN’T A Cure-All For Diabetes

“What If They Cured Diabetes And No One Noticed?” is a headline that’s total clickbait. It was published here and...