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Alzheimer’s Disease: Up to half of cases potentially preventable

Alzheimer’s Disease: Up to half of cases potentially preventable

November was proclaimed National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month, in recognition of the five million Americans stricken with the...

November 29, 2011 with 22 Comments
Talking Turkey: 9 out of 10 retail turkey samples contaminated with fecal bacteria

Talking Turkey: 9 out of 10 retail turkey samples contaminated with fecal bacteria

Ben Franklin’s tree-perching “Bird of Courage” has been transformed into a flightless butterball so top-heavy they are physically...

November 21, 2011 with 33 Comments
Nutrition Education in Medicine: a Doctor a Day Keeps the Apples Away

Nutrition Education in Medicine: a Doctor a Day Keeps the Apples Away

This month in the journal Academic Medicine yet another editorial was published decrying the sorry state of nutrition knowledge in medical...

November 14, 2011 with 21 Comments
Dietary Guideline Graphics: From the Food Pyramid to My Plate, Harvard’s Healthy Eating Plate, and PCRM’s Power Plate

Dietary Guideline Graphics: From the Food Pyramid to My Plate, Harvard’s Healthy Eating Plate, and PCRM’s Power Plate

In last week’s New England Journal of Medicine, Walter Willett, chair of the Department of Nutrition at Harvard, and David Ludwig,...

November 7, 2011 with 12 Comments
The Best Foods: test your nutrition knowledge

The Best Foods: test your nutrition knowledge

Today I’m highlighting twenty questions from twenty NutritionFacts.org “best of” videos ranking different classes of foods....

November 6, 2011 with 12 Comments
Supreme Court case: meat industry sues to keep downed animals in food supply

Supreme Court case: meat industry sues to keep downed animals in food supply

This week I participated in a press briefing to discuss National Meat Association v. Harris, a case appearing before the Supreme Court next...

November 3, 2011 with 19 Comments
Foie gras ban in California: human health implications

Foie gras ban in California: human health implications

Originally featured on One Green Planet. The New York Times recently ran a story on the upcoming foie gras ban in California. July 1, 2012,...

November 1, 2011 with 2 Comments
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