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The very first of the 4,990 citations in How Not to Diet relates to the stunning fact that it takes an estimated average of seventeen years before evidence from scientific research is incorporated into day-to-day clinical practice. I don’t...

How Not to Diet Out Now!

The big day is here! How Not to Diet is now available in book stores across the U.S.—I can’t wait until people start digging in! If you haven’t seen it yet, the book trailer is live here on NutritionFacts.org, so you...

How Much Vitamin C Should You Get Every Day?

“For many years, the RDA for all vitamins were based on preventing deficiency, with a margin of safety,” but the miniscule amount of vitamin C needed to avoid scurvy, for example, is not necessarily the ideal intake for...

#GivingTuesday: Support NutritionFacts.org | NutritionFacts.org

Today is #GivingTuesday, kicking off the charitable season with a celebration of giving and philanthropy. We are continuing our tradition of offering a limited-edition calendar. This year’s calendar is titled Healthy for Life: Evidence-Based Inspiration for a Healthy 2020....

Is Type 1 Diabetes Triggered by the Bovine Insulin in Milk?

The tight correlation among countries between the incidence of type 1 diabetes in children and cow’s milk consumption didn’t account for Iceland. Indeed, studies correlating dairy intake in children and adolescents with the incidence of type 1 diabetes deliberately...

Milk Consumption Is Linked to Type 1 Diabetes

Type 1 diabetes, which typically strikes children and young adults, is an autoimmune disease in which our own immune system attacks and destroys the insulin-producing cells of our pancreas. Untreated it’s deadly, but even with well-managed insulin replacement, it...

How Phytoestrogens Can have Anti-Estrogenic Effects

When the Women’s Health Initiative study found that menopausal women taking hormone replacement therapy suffered “higher rates of breast cancer, cardiovascular disease, and overall harm,” a call was made for safer alternatives. Yes, the Women’s Health Initiative found that...

How to Lower Your Sodium Intake

Reduction of salt consumption by just 15 percent could save the lives of millions. If we cut our salt intake by half a teaspoon a day, which is achievable simply by avoiding salty foods and not adding salt to...

The Benefits of Wakame Seaweed Salad on Blood Pressure

I used to think of seaweed as just a beneficial whole-food source of minerals like iodine, for which it is the most concentrated dietary source. Indeed, just a daily half-teaspoon of mild seaweeds, like arame or dulse, or two...

Is Milk Lowering Uric Acid a Good Thing or a Bad Thing?

Parkinson’s disease, the second most common neurodegenerative disorder after Alzheimer’s, is characterized by a slowness of movement, rigidity, tremor, and stooping posture, all of which worsen over time. Non-movement symptoms such as cognitive impairment and sleep, smell, and mood...
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The health benefits of this plant are unbelievable – The World’s Biggest Pride

Owing to its high concentrations of polyphenols in its leaves and flowers, moringa protect the...

Electronic vehicle Registration to begin Jan. 2020 – DVLA – The World’s Biggest Pride

The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Authority (DVLA) is set to roll out the much-touted Vehicle...