Why does anyone need to make a case for eating fruit? We have cited the combination of "fruits and vegetables" as the cornerstone of healthful eating throughout the entire era of modern nutrition, and it has been so since before the advent of modern humans.
For those of you who eat out often, restaurant menus can be a bit of a minefield. All of the meal descriptions are expertly written to make you drool at the thought of them, and if there are pictures, be prepared to want to order everything.
I've lost 50 pounds in the past year, and it's just plain hard. I'm not on any special diet, I don't have a personal trainer, and I'm terrified every minute that I'll backslide like I have in the past.
Why are so many of us struggling with our weight and suffering illness? According to naturopath Dr. Peter D'Adamo, knowing your blood type, and eating and exercising according to it, is the key to avoiding health and weight problems.
As the mayoral candidates begin posturing for the fall campaign, none of them has made nanny-state solutions to today's problems a part of his or her campaign. So the days of Bloomberg's nanny state are numbered. This may save the Styrofoam cup after all.
The new study in Public Health Nutrition reminds us that in developing countries, sugar intake continues to rise. Therefore, the developing world needs policies that limit added sugars, hopefully before the train leaves the station.
The Center for Disease Control (CDC) reported some good news for nutrition activists and others hoping to help Americans eat healthier. A new report found that American adults are consuming fewer calories from fast food than they were several years ago.
No one thing is wrong with the prevailing American diet, and no one-nutrient-at-a-time remedy will right it any more than a single part represents the whole elephant in the room. We need to see that elephant -- and develop a better recipe.