Nutrition and Diet Articles & Stories

Watching TV Food Ads Linked to Increased Snacking

Watching TV Food Ads Linked to Increased Snacking

Americans young and old who watch food commercials on TV have a greater tendency to snack and suffer weight gain, a recent study has discovered. The study, which was published in the journal Health Psychology, was done by scientists at Yale University to investigate the effects of TV food ads ... Read More


Expert Commentary: Michelle May, M.D. 1/29/2010

Expert Commentary: Michelle May, M.D. 1/29/2010

We live in an abundant food environment. There are far more calories available for each person than are needed for our typical day-to-day activities - or even a moderately active lifestyle. Advertising encourages us to consume those excess calories - and it works, as these studies show. Read More


Expert Commentary: Andrea Pennington, M.D. 12/10/2009

Expert Commentary: Andrea Pennington, M.D. 12/10/2009

In the August 24 edition of the journal Circulation, the American Heart Association published new advice to all Americans - cut the sugar intake. Excess sugar in our diets has been linked to high blood pressure, atherosclerosis, obesity and diabetes. Experts in the field of age management med... Read More


Americans Strongly Advised to Cut Sugar Consumption

Americans Strongly Advised to Cut Sugar Consumption

New guidelines released from the American Heart Association urge Americans to reduce their sugar consumption because there is mounting evidence that a high intake of added sugars can lead to a number of health conditions such as obesity, high blood pressure, and risk factors for heart disease ... Read More


Organic Found to Have No Nutritional Edge Over Standard Food

Organic Found to Have No Nutritional Edge Over Standard Food

From a nutritional standpoint, organically produced foods are no better than conventionally produced ones, according to research appearing in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Though previous reviews have concluded that organic food is superior in nutritional content compared to conv... Read More


Diet and Exercise May Be Keys to Avoiding Alzheimer's Disease

Diet and Exercise May Be Keys to Avoiding Alzheimer's Disease

Seniors who follow a Mediterranean diet and get regular exercise have less than half the chance of falling victim to Alzheimer disease (AD), according to a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA. The study was the first to correlate the combined effects of die... Read More


Expert Commentary: Brandon Colby, MD, M.B.A. 9/15/2009

Expert Commentary: Brandon Colby, MD, M.B.A. 9/15/2009

The recent JAMA study proves, yet again, that what is good for the heart is good for the head. Both a Mediterranean-type diet (high in vegetables, fruit, fish, unrefined cereals, and olive oil, moderate consumption of red wine (1-2 glasses per day) and low consumption of fat, refined sugar pro... Read More


Expert Commentary: Andrea Pennington, M.D. 9/11/2009

Expert Commentary: Andrea Pennington, M.D. 9/11/2009

In the August 24 edition of the journal Circulation, the American Heart Association published new advice to all Americans - cut the sugar intake. Excess sugar in our diets has been linked to high blood pressure, atherosclerosis, obesity and diabetes. Experts in the field of age management med... Read More


More Exercise Induces Women to Eat Treats

More Exercise Induces Women to Eat Treats

Overweight women who engaged in exercise for one to two hours a week lost several pounds over six months without dieting. But paradoxically, those who exercised even more – three hours a week – failed to lose as much as expected. The researchers, who published their findings in... Read More


Dentists May Be First to Notice Eating Disorders

Dentists May Be First to Notice Eating Disorders

Eating disorders have a noticeable effect on teeth, gums and other parts of the dentist’s domain (the mouth). So it’s not surprising that a person’s dentist may be the first to spot the telltale signs of eating disorders such as anorexia, bulimia and binge-eating disorder. Read More


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