Is whole grain consumption just a marker for healthier behaviors, or do whole grains have direct health benefits?
Oats are put to the test against cetuximab-type chemo side effects to see just how soothing and anti-inflammatory they can be.
Are there unique benefits to brown rice that would justify keeping it in our diet despite the arsenic content?
Less than 3% of Americans meet the daily recommended fiber intake, despite research suggesting high-fiber foods such as whole grains can affect the progression of coronary heart disease.
Dark chocolate is pitted against milk chocolate in a test of artery function.
If our body doesn’t register liquid calories as well, why are blended soups more satiating than the same ingredients eaten in solid form?
Cinnamon can no longer be considered a safe and effective treatment for diabetes.
In my book How Not to Die, I center my recommendations around a Daily Dozen checklist of all the things I try to fit into my daily routine.
How much vinegar should you consume with a meal to improve satiety and reduce the spike in blood sugar, insulin, and triglycerides?
Proper timing of probiotic supplements may improve their survival.
Strategies to reduce arsenic exposure from rice.
Sulfur dioxide preservatives in dried fruit, sulfites in wine, and the putrefaction of undigested animal protein in the colon can release hydrogen sulfide, the rotten egg gas associated with inflammatory bowel disease.
The deleterious effects of a Paleolithic diet appear to undermine the positive effects of a Crossfit-based high-intensity circuit training exercise program.
Sweet red Bing cherries may act as a selective COX-2 inhibitor, reducing inflammation without the damage to our stomach and gut lining caused by NSAID drugs like ibuprofen.
Even studies funded by the American Egg Board show our arteries benefit from not eating eggs.
Do the health benefits of rice consumption outweigh any potential risk from the arsenic contamination?