Nutrition

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Are We Polar Bears in a Jungle?

Are We Polar Bears in a Jungle?

Rather than being some kind of disorder or a failure of willpower, weight gain is...

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Marketing Takes Off and Obesity Soars

Marketing Takes Off and Obesity Soars

The unprecedented rise in the power, scope, and sophistication of food marketing...

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Are Food Ads Making Us Obese?

Are Food Ads Making Us Obese?

We all like to think we make important life decisions, like what to eat, consciously...

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Processed Foods and Obesity

Processed Foods and Obesity

The rise in the U.S. calorie supply responsible for the obesity epidemic wasn’t...

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Do Taxpayer Subsidies Play a Role in the Obesity Epidemic?

Do Taxpayer Subsidies Play a Role in the Obesity Epidemic?

Why are U.S. taxpayers giving billions of dollars to support the likes of the sugar...

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Cutting the Calorie-Rich-And-Processed Foods

Cutting the Calorie-Rich-And-Processed Foods

We have an uncanny ability to pick out the subtle distinctions in calorie density...

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The Roles Diet and Exercise Play in the Obesity Epidemic

The Roles Diet and Exercise Play in the Obesity Epidemic

The common explanations for the cause of the obesity epidemic put forward by the...

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What Is the Role of Our Genes in the Obesity Epidemic?

What Is the Role of Our Genes in the Obesity Epidemic?

The “fat gene” accounts for less than 1 percent of the differences in size between...

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What Should We Eat?

What Should We Eat?

Here is a review of reviews on the health effects of animal foods versus plant foods....

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What Should We Drink?

What Should We Drink?

Here is a review of reviews on the health effects of tea, coffee, milk, wine, and...

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Fighting Inflammation with Flaxseeds

Fighting Inflammation with Flaxseeds

Elevated levels of pro-inflammatory, aging-associated oxylipins can be normalized...

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Are Fortified Childrens Breakfast Cereals Just Candy?

Are Fortified Childrens Breakfast Cereals Just Candy?

The industry responds to the charge that breakfast cereals are too sugary. In 1941,...

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Headache and Migraine Relief from Foods

Headache and Migraine Relief from Foods

Plant-based diets are put to the test for treating migraine headaches. Headaches...

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Pre-Cut Vegetables and Endotoxins

Pre-Cut Vegetables and Endotoxins

Endotoxins can build up on pre-cut vegetables and undermine some of their benefits....

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The Pros of Garlic Powder for Heart Disease

The Pros of Garlic Powder for Heart Disease

See what a penny a day’s worth of garlic powder can do. In ancient Greece, “the...

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The Truth About Heart Stents

The Truth About Heart Stents

Coronary artery disease, the number one killer of men and women, involves blockages...