Diet nutrition

Cory Booker was asked about his diet at Thursday’s Democratic presidential debate. Polling shows voters aren’t interested.
If you're a parent on the ketogenic diet, don't even consider making your children follow its strict rules.
He swore off salt (then later accepted it), shunned meat and had a weakness for mangos. But Gandhi never pushed his diet agendas on anyone but himself.
The Theranos founder claimed that her diet gave her energy and required her to sleep less. Experts say otherwise.
Yes, chocolate cake is possible on a gluten-free diet.
If you have a sweet tooth, the real facts about sugar will shock you. Plain and simple, sugar is ruining our nation's health.
As camps of scientists, all with fancy degrees, bicker over whether meat, dairy or carbs are bad for you as they jockey to release the latest groundbreaking research, the public is apt to zone out. Studies say chocolate is good for me? Now it's bad for me? Whatever.
According to a study published in the October issue of the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the average calorie and sodium levels of meals served at restaurant chains have not changed much in recent years.
I wouldn't be here today without Western medicine, but we have a long road to the place where patients have the information they need, where doctors won't hesitate to tell it how it is, and where corporate interests have been purged from public health conversations of massive economic and social importance.
Not only is there major disagreement over the amount (and type) of protein we should be eating, but there's wild disagreement over the role of fat, the importance of carbs, the value of exercise, the need for calorie counting, and just about anything else you can think of.
What do Kate Middleton, Victoria Beckham and Kourtney Kardashian have in common? A nasty three-letter word. Can't figure it out? It's F-A-D. As in fad diet.
Unless you're on a media-free diet, you've probably heard the news about the 15 pounds college students supposedly pack on freshman year. Just in case you missed it, the "Freshman 15" has been deemed nothing but a media myth.
Just because we don't have to actually pick, gather, milk, hunt or fish for our food doesn't mean that we can walk into a market in a daze and load up the cart without thinking.
The dehydration myth has become so firmly entrenched in our collective consciousness that it will probably come as a surprise to learn that there is very little scientific support for any of these notions.
What controls the expression of genes that lead to health and disease events? Experimental and extensively published research from my lab has convinced me that nutrition provides this control.
Do multivitamins cause breast cancer? An observational cohort study conducted in Sweden, recently published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, suggests they may.