The study doesn't show that soda causes depression, but rather found an association between the two -- soda drinkers were more likely to be diagnosed with depression. It is important not to confuse the two.
It's a new year, literally a new age... So let's wake up to health in a totally new way! Why not change perspective? Here are some suggestions how.
What's going to make eating healthy, nutritious, and whole foods cool for kids? What's going to make it fun for families? It's design.
Cornell University's Food and Brand Lab has a new argument that can certainly appeal to moms, dads and any other food provider who wants to be a hero: Putting veggies on the plate gives the perception of a loving, capable cook.
With all the nutrition misinformation out there, one would expect Jane Brody and The New York Times to be more careful about relying on an "expert source" with ties to the biggest agricultural and food companies in the world to debunk health myths.
Eating well can be challenging for the average, busy, multi-tasking person. But eating healthily in the days following a separation? Nearly impossible.
Here are some tips I've offered my clients -- and now you -- to get out of the all-or-nothing mentality and into the mode of setting lifestyle goals that you can actually stick with to help you lead a healthier and more hassle-free life.
In 2012, health care saw dramatic changes on major fronts: advances in patient care, important scientific discoveries, and perhaps most dramatically, in policy. Let's take a selective glimpse at some of 2012's key health stories.
It's that time of year again when parents are resolving to lose weight, join a gym and attend classes regularly, breathe deeply frequently and stop screaming and on and on the list goes. In most of these cases these same issues show up on next year's list, right?
Alterations in our food supply and methods of food preparation (or lack thereof) have evinced several detrimental effects.
The real cause of obesity epidemic is that we're so slammed with contradictory messages and embattled belief systems about how to eat that we're inexorably mired in confusion, with no clear way out -- until now.
I was praying for divine guidance when I asked these questions and amazingly, God answered me. He told me I should stop eating green peppers. At least someone's listening.
I love celebrating the new year, and the concept of resolving to become "better" in whatever sense that resonates for you. That's why I share these thoughts -- because nothing frustrates me more than the January shine, the February wane, and the March drop-off.
Over Thanksgiving, I was invited to dinner at the home of a friend. At least two of my fellow guests were vegetarians, so could I "bring some vegetarian sides?" I turned to the Internet for help and purchased a copy of Veggies for Carnivores by Lora Krulak.
Before putting all of your energy (literally) into your workouts, be sure that you are prepping yourself by eating the foods that provide you with the nutrients your body needs. A successful pairing of exercise and nutrition is not beyond your reach!
Last year, I wrapped up the year in food and nutrition stories with a detailed chronological summary. This time, I want to highlight four of the year's most significant events in the realm of food, food politics, and nutrition -- and the lessons they imparted.