Nutrition community to Lancet: EAT this!

Last month, 37 eminent scientists from around the world released a consensus paper for The Lancet—the EAT-Lancet report—that recommends draconian restriction of animal protein with a dual agenda of promoting human health and saving the planet from environmental catastrophe.  I can’t…read more

Real vs. fake detox

This post was originally published on this siteFor every good phenomenon, there’s commercial exploitation and co-optation. So it’s been with the low-carb diet, the Paleo diet, and lately, the Keto diet—so much so that the unwholesome and inauthentic products that are promoted betray the original intent of…read more

Chill out–it may be healthy for you!

This post was originally published on this siteTemperatures plummeted across much of the U.S. this week, leaving many of us shivering. I got out my long underwear that had been lying fallow for several recent mild Northeast winters. To make matters worse, weather forecasters terrorized us with…read more

A tale of two toxins

We spend a lot of time worrying about exposure to mercury, lead, bisphenol A, glyphosate and a myriad of environmental toxins. But here are two that you probably don’t know about and may be inadvertently consuming. Transglutaminase: Science News reported this month that,…read more

Does this statin make me look fat?

This post was originally published on this siteIt’s been conclusively demonstrated that people who take cholesterol-lowering statin drugs—especially women—are more prone to Type 2 diabetes, the kind associated with being overweight. So much so that the FDA issued a black box warning saying that statin drugs could…read more