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Category: Nutrition in the news

Nutrition and Diet Not Taught in Medical School

Doctors need to be learning more about diet and nutrition in medical school, says a study out of Griffith University in Australia and published in The Lancet Planetary Health journal. Globally, 11 million deaths annually are attributable to poor diet, making it the leading risk factor for death across the world. The 24 reviewed studies […]

How to Treat Dementia? Fix the Gut.

It may not seem logical to use dietary therapies to treat Parkinson’s Disease, but it should be our first course of action when a loved one begins to exhibit signs of dementia. The key is to realize that inflammation is behind most if not all symptoms. New research into treatments for Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, and dementia […]

Why Am I Fat? Too Many Processed Foods

It has been proven: eating processed foods make you fat! People eating ultra-processed foods eat more calories and gain more weight than when they eat a minimally processed diet. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced the results of a small study of 20 adult volunteers in the first randomized controlled trial examining the effects […]

Additives In Your Food Can Be Harming Your Health

Increasing rates of dementia, auto-immune diseases, cancer metastasis, eczema, asthma, and autism are among a growing list of diseases that have been linked to soaring exposure to nanoparticles found in common food additives. If you’re not up on your label lingo, you’re probably not even aware of how many additives are in our everyday foods. […]

Sugary Drinks May Up Disability in MS

I’m always surprised at how many adults admit to drinking mainstream sodas on a regular basis, both diet and otherwise. At my talk about hidden inflammation last week, I mentioned the potential inflammatory role that artificial sweeteners like Aspartame, saccarine, and high fructose corn syrup may play in sparking the inflammatory response in sensitive people, […]