Research Studies

If Diets Don’t Work…What Does?

This weekend the New York Times attacked the topic of “Why You Can’t Lose Weight on a Diet”. The article,…

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Greger’s 5:1 Fiber Ratio Rule

A colleague recently turned us on to the daily videos published by Michael Greger, MD of nutritionfacts.org. Dr. Greger’s entertaining…

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Bad Diet Trickle Down: 1 in 5 US Kids has High Cholesterol

A new report released today by the CDC shows that 21% of children and adolescents have at least one abnormal…

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The Science of Comfort Food

As we hit the height of holiday celebrations, comfort food plays an increasingly prominent role in some people’s lives. But…

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Hot Dogs Take a Hit: Processed Meat & Cancer Risk

In an article published in the journal The Lancet, the World Health Organization’s International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) deemed processed…

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Grain Bashing Takes a Back Seat

“Carbs are destroying your brain,” crows the Grain Brain diet book. While “Wheat is why you’re sick,” screams the Wheat…

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Fiber Report Card: A Big Fat “F”

Americans are failing when it comes to fiber intake. The USDA’s “What We Eat in America” survey data shows that…

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But First…Fix Your Fiber Problem

There’s no doubt that nutrition advice can be confusing, and sometimes downright contradictory. One week egg yolks are good for…

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2015 Dietary Guidelines: Piling it On

Every 5 years, a panel of US nutrition experts convenes to produce a blueprint for how Americans should eat. This…

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Hot Food Trends for 2015

More than 20,000 new food and beverage items hit US grocery store shelves every year. But what is going to…

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