More Than an Apple a Day: Preventing Our Most Common Diseases

August 2013 In my annual nutrition review last year, Uprooting the Leading Causes of Death, I explored the role diet may play in preventing, arresting, and even reversing our top 15 killers. Actually, if you recall, the top 16. Since side effects from prescription...

Globesity: Fat’s New Frontier

July 2012 Obesity is no longer just a rich country’s problem. It’s now taken hold in poor and emerging countries and is rapidly developing into an insurmountable health crisis. Type 2 diabetes, heart disease and some cancers are on the march in...

We Are What We Eat: The Food Documentary

May 2015 We Are What We Eat: The Food Documentary – Documentary Channel Junk food is meals including high levels of calories from sweets or fat with little protein, vitamins or minerals. In spite of being labeled as “junk,” such foods generally do...

Sugar and Health — The Sweet, the Sour, and the Sticky!

March 2015 Presented by the Stanford Cancer Supportive Care Program. We will examine the role of sugar in our food supply, how sugar in the diet affects our health, and the many controversies surrounding this nutrient. Speaker: Alison Ryan, RD, MS, CSO, CSNC Read...

Is a Calorie a Calorie? Processed Food, Experiment Gone Wrong

April 2015 The Modern American Table: Is a Calorie a Calorie? We’ve all heard the dictate that a calorie is a calorie regardless of its source. But are all foods truly created equal in terms of how they affect our health and weight? Given the barrage of competing...
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