Vegetarian diet raises cancer risk? Play in new window | Download (Duration: 6:20 — 2.9MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS The media manages to misinterpret research yet again. So you’ve been eating a more plant-based diet thinking it was healthy? And along comes the onslaught of scary headlines in recent days.  Vegetarian diets cause cancer!  Really?  I had […]

Vitamin C vs cancer revisited

Vitamin C – cancer killer? It’s not a new concept.  When vitamin C was first promoted as a universal cure-all, back in the 1970’s, cancer was on the list.  Along with the common cold, the flu, heart disease and old age.  That’s a lot of responsibility for one vitamin, and none of it panned out […]

News updates: child obesity, breastfeeding and bad fad diets

Bad Santa Alert: A study from LSU finds that when kids have a TV in their room, they’re more obese and have increase risk for heart disease.  Even if food intake is the same.  Another bad effect: sleep disturbance.  It’s a clear message for parents who are considering buying Junior a TV for his or […]

3 Nutrition Myths Play in new window | Download (Duration: 6:00 — 2.7MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSThe supply of nutrition myths is endless, and getting more endless everyday.  But there are a few major ones that influence our ideas about food and healthy diet on a daily basis: 1.  You must cook from scratch to […]

We’re taking more vitamin D

If you’ve added vitamin D to your supplement list, join the crowd.  According to a new survey, more Americans say they’re taking vitamin D, up 16% in the past 2 years.  Still, just 27% of supplement users say they’re taking extra D.  Anyone taking a general purpose multiple vitamin is likely getting vitamin D from […]

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