Posts filed under: Facts vs Junk

Why Population Studies Are “Associated” With Limitations

Sigh…another week, another population study “linking” a food with a health consequence. This just-published study involved 70,000+ participants in the...

My “Improv” Beef Salad: Absolutely Plant-Based

Whenever I notice lots of odds and ends in the fridge, (think half can of kidney beans, a small hunk...

Like Diversity? So Does Your Gut: FOUR Eating Styles to Help Out

I can’t count the times people have said to me, “this is the way everyone should be eating.” RIDICULOUS. The...

When Did “Plant-based” Become “Plants ONLY”?

When the New York State Assembly said so.  They recently passed A04072,, requiring all hospitals to – upon request –...

Got a Salty Tongue? New Study Says It’s Not So Bad!

Hypertension and “low-sodium diet” seem to go together like two peas in an unsalted pod.  Salt, has been one of...

Your Headphones Won’t Mask the “Noise” In New Egg-Heart Disease Study

For years, all you heard about eggs was that they were “linked with” heart disease.  Keep consumption to a few...

Did Your Child Eat 90 Cups of Strawberries This Morning?

If that happened, then be concerned with pesticide residues.  Everyone else can forget about the Environmental Working Group’s annual “Dirty...

Organic: The Answer To Cancer Prevention?

If anyone tells you they have the definitive answer, they’re misleading you. Growing foods conventionally usually – but not always...

Got the Blues? Try Onions & Grapefruit!

OK, onions and grapefruit together isn’t appetizing, but eating more high-fiber foods like these, and maybe some butter, might help,...

Dear Tom Brady: You Won, Your Nutrition “Beliefs” Don’t

Tom Brady is a multiple Super Bowl winner.  He’s also a businessman, and he’s glommed onto the formula for marketing...