The word fiber conjures up wholesome, earthy-crunchy images of squeaky clean intestines and free-flowing coronary arteries. Yet fiber is not a nutrient at all. What is fiber? Is it really healthy for us, and do we even need it?
Do vegetarian and vegan diets contain the micronutrients our brains need to function properly? What are the most important potential brain nutrient deficiencies that ALL plant-eaters need to be aware of?
Where do you find the highest concentration of cholesterol in your body? In your brain—because it needs cholesterol to function properly. What does that mean for people choosing cholesterol-free vegan diets or who take statins to lower their cholesterol levels?
We’ve all heard that omega-3s are essential to brain health. But how much do you actually know about that expensive supplement you (try to remember to) take every day? Do you really need it? Are you taking the correct dose? Did you buy the best kind?
As you’ll see, acne is a hormonal condition, but it is not normal. Here’s what the cosmetic and pharmaceutical companies don’t want you to understand: you can prevent acne simply by changing your diet.
THE must-have cookbook for people with cancer, written by a nutritionist and a chef who use low-carbohydrate diets to support their own recovery from cancer. A powerhouse of information and inspiration!
The WHO's report on red and processed meat and cancer finds no evidence against meat and clear evidence of bias. This report should be viewed as a political document not a scientific one. Read my detailed critique.
The new US Dietary Guidelines are about to be unleashed on the American people. This past February, the Advisory Committee reviewed the latest research and submitted its recommendations. But can we trust them?
Learn the symptoms of fructose malabsorption, how accurate fructose breath tests are, and what dietary strategies you can use that go beyond fructose elimination. Plus, helpful food and beverage charts.
Is fructose bad for you? Learn about the differences between fructose and glucose metabolism and why fructose is no worse than glucose when it comes to weight gain, uric acid levels, or cellular energy.