I am just back from a sequence of speaking engagements at scientific conferences in and around Cape Town, South Africa and
Muscle soreness following a vigorous workout is sometimes managed by stretching, practicing yoga, soaking in a hot bath and simply suffering through. But who wants to suffer?
This study also opens up questions about previous studies that have found cardiovascular benefit by replacing animal fats with PUFAs -- those studies did not control for the fact that people were also increasing omega-3 PUFAs.
Dietary fat is a hot topic full of conflicting information and controversy. Here is a brief breakdown of the most important facts you need to know.
Do we know everything there is to know about how omega-6 fats affect our health? Of course not. But is the notion of an optimal ratio of omega-6 to omega-3 a myth with absolutely no data to support it? Hardly.
Staying fit, avoiding cigarettes and eating a healthy diet are all vital for heart health. But according to "The Doctors
Advertisements are plentiful for all kinds of products and supplements that purport to improve longevity or fend off disease. What may be harder to find, however, are ways you can influence these yourself.
Michael Pollan, author of The Omnivore's Dilemma, summed up all nutritional research in 3 simple principles: "Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants."