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Category: Nutrition in the news

Should Everyone Be Gluten-free and Dairy-free?

Reader question: (note: this is a multi-part conversation) Hi Elizabeth. I just wanted to say thank you so much for your time and wisdom last we talked. I really appreciate you and your consciousness around healing and food.  I’m wondering if you could share information with me. I am in conversation with my son’s father […]

Coconut Oil: Good or Bad for Your Health?

Lately there has been some noise in the press about coconut oil being unhealthy and even poisonous due to it being a saturated fat. I am here to tell you that nothing could be further from the truth as coconut oil is good for you in so many ways. I thought we had begun to accept […]

What’s In an Egg at Fast Food Restaurants?

Getting an egg may seem to be a healthy option when you’re looking to grab something at a fast food or fast-casual restaurant. But is it always just an egg that you’re getting when you order that egg sandwich? Unfortunately not. My readers know that I am a fan of eggs as a healthy food, […]

Diet Sodas Lead to Weight Gain, Disease

A new class action lawsuit has been filed against big soda manufacturers for misleading consumers into thinking that drinking diet sodas sweetened with Aspartame are a good choice for weight loss and overall health. As I’ve preached for a long time: nothing could be further from the truth. Not only do “diet” drinks sweetened with […]

The School Lunch Revolution: Rhonda McCoy in West Virginia

“Revenge of the Lunch Lady, ” by Jane Black should be required reading for anyone concerned with the state of the national school lunch program. In the words of the esteemed professor Marion Nestle: This is Jane’s astonishingly well researched account of what happened to school meals in Huntington, West Virginia—after Jamie Oliver left. Surprise: […]