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April 2, 2014
Blood Type Diet Debunked
A systematic review finds no evidence to support the notion that people should choose diets based on their blood type.
March 21, 2014
Low Carb Diets and Coronary Blood Flow
Blood flow within the hearts of those eating low carb diets was compared to those eating plant-based diets.
October 11, 2013
Eggs and Choline: Something Fishy
Too much choline, a compound concentrated in eggs and other animal products, can make bodily secretions smell like rotting fish and may increase the risk of heart disease due to conversion in the gut...
February 2, 2012
Plant-Based Atkins Diet
Harvard study found that men and women eating low carb diets live significantly shorter lives, but what about the "eco-Atkins diet," a plant-based low carbohydrate diet?
February 1, 2012
Atkins Diet: Trouble Keeping It Up
A case report in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (formerly Journal of the American Dietetic Association) of a man who went on the Atkins diet, lost his ability to have an...
January 20, 2010
Flatophonia: The Art of the Musical Anus
A menagerie of weird studies published in nutrition journals.
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