- The Harvard Health Letter issue on cardiovascular health. The recommendation: eat food and don’t focus on a single nutrient.
- Contrary to popular belief, fast food “dining” increasingly popular as income rises. An annual household income of $60,000 seems to be the cutoff point – consumption declines as income increases above this.
- Headline touts commercial weight loss programs as superior to one-on-one “expert” counselling. But who provided the counselling? Would it have made a difference?
- Nuts and metabolic syndrome: further evidence to suggest that 1 oz per day is all it takes to improve health indices.
- Evidence from the Nurses Health Study provides even more reason for women to drink moderately.
- Halloween is over but check out Bruce Bradley’s scary list of “All Natural” ingredients. Crushed bugs and beaver anal glands are on the list.
- Follow @nobaloney1
Kristin Wiens, MSc, RD is a Registered Dietitian. She works as a clinician, research consultant and educator.
Jill Parnell, PhD is an Assistant Professor at Mount Royal University. She instructs courses and conducts research in the field of nutrition.
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