Posts filed under: Hot off the Press

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...

For 2019: Beets Go Big Keto’s “King” & “Ya Gotta Have A Gimmick!”

What kinds of diets do consumers want?  My previous post noted the top 3 diets – from a scientific standpoint...

The Top 3 Diets: Why Do They Always Win?

WINNERS AGAIN – according to US News’ annual ranking of diets, the Mediterranean diet, the DASH diet, and the Flexitarian...

Yes, Virginia: There Are 10 Ways to Have Holidays Without Weight Gain

So many people, clients, patients, co-workers over the years, have told me they’ve just given up trying to lose weight...