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February 24, 2014
Food Antioxidants, Stroke, and Heart Disease
The oxidation of high-fat and cholesterol-rich foods in our stomachs may help explain why eating antioxidant packed foods appears to reduce heart attack and stroke risk.
February 17, 2014
Who Says Eggs Aren’t Healthy or Safe?
Freedom of Information Act documents reveal that the U.S. Department of Agriculture warned the egg industry that saying eggs are nutritious or safe may violate rules against false and misleading...
February 14, 2014
How Much Exercise to Sustain Weight Loss?
What role has inactivity played in the obesity epidemic and how much should we be exercising?
February 12, 2014
Who Determines if Food Additives are Safe?
The safety of food additives is determined not by the FDA, but by the manufacturers of the chemicals themselves.
February 3, 2014
Is Fish Oil Just Snake Oil?
Advice to eat oily fish or take fish oil to lower risk of heart disease, stroke, or mortality is no longer supported by the balance of available evidence.
January 31, 2014
Should We Take a Multivitamin?
What does the best available science say about the role multivitamins may play in heart disease, cancer, and longevity?
January 29, 2014
Convincing Doctors to Embrace Lifestyle Medicine
An editorial by the Director of Yale's Prevention Research Center on putting a face on the tragedy of millions suffering and dying from chronic diseases that could be prevented, treated, and reversed...
January 27, 2014
Dr. Burkitt’s F-Word Diet
The famous surgeon Denis Burkitt suggests an explanation for why many of our most common and deadliest diseases were rare or even nonexistent in populations eating plant-based diets.
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