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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 18, 2012
Antioxidants in a Pinch
Some herbs and spices--including cinnamon, cloves, lemonbalm, marjoram, oregano, and peppermint--are so rich in antioxidants that just a small pinch can go a long way.
November 7, 2011
Dietary Guidelines: Progressing From Pyramid to Plate
MyPlate represents a significant improvement over the USDA Food Guide Pyramid.
November 4, 2011
New Dietary Guidelines for Americans
Following the recommendations of the 2010 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee to "shift food intake patterns to a more plant-based diet," the latest USDA guidelines include a vegan adaptation.
November 1, 2011
Plant Protein Preferable
Since foods are a package deal, Dr. Walter Willet, the Chair of Harvard's nutrition department, recommends we emphasize plant sources of protein rather than animal sources.
October 19, 2011
Nation’s Diet in Crisis
Survey reveals the vast majority of Americans are not eating healthy even by U.S. dietary guideline standards.
August 24, 2011
Calculate Your Healthy Eating Score
Rate your diet on a scale of 0 to 100 using the phytochemical index and compare your score to the standard American diet.
August 22, 2011
Antioxidant Content of 3,139 Foods
In the most extensive study of its kind ever published, the amount of anti-aging anticancer antioxidants is measured across thousands of different foods.
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