Sweet potatoes are a super food that I have only recently come to appreciate. When preparing my lecture on heart disease epidemiology for our new … Continued
The New York Times has done it again, reporting on a summary of studies on the associations of various dietary and clinical risk factors with heart disease in a way that creates, in my opinion, more confusion than clarity.
There are three macronutrients in food: carbohydrates, fat and protein, ‘macro’ in the sense that they comprise almost all of the weight and calories of food. Vitamins and minerals are the micronutrients.
Answer to a Reader’s Question: I don’t argue for a 10% fat diet as the main starting point. Rather, I begin with the view that … Continued
Do you have difficulty waking up in the morning and find that you have low energy all day long? Are you unable to concentrate at work, feel sluggish and depressed?
Question: I have been troubled recently by a number of articles claiming that DHA is nutritionally essential.
Ms. Denise Minger has published a critique of our book, The China Study, as follows.
On the evidence favoring the consumption of a plant-based diet for good health, where do we go from here? Many would argue that we still do not have enough evidence. I am not one of these.
Because there are different nutrients in different parts of the plant, try to make sure you are getting some food from each part.