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“Good nutrition creates health in all areas of our existence.”

—T. COLIN CAMPBELL, PhD

Milk: Is It the Elixir We’ve Been Sold?

Milk: Is It the Elixir We’ve Been Sold?

Milk sales first began to slow in the US in 1970, and the industry has been scrambling to stop the free fall ever since. Although the connection between milk, calcium, and bone health has been the cornerstone of dairy advertising, the industry has also engaged in continual efforts to expand the image of what milk can do for Americans. But no matter what purported benefits they use to entice consumers, the dairy industry has been plagued by an absence of credible research to support their assertions.

4 Keys to Strong Bones

The 4 Keys to Strong Bones (Interview)

Why did you write a book on bone health? Osteoporosis is a serious problem. One woman in six will fracture a hip during her lifetime, that’s a really high risk. A fairly large number of men will also suffer a hip fracture and once someone does, it's very common that their overall quality of life will decline. Sometimes it puts them on a much faster path to their eventual demise.

How sweet is a sweet potato

How Sweet is a Sweet Potato? Pretty Sweet!

Sweet potatoes are a super food that I have only recently come to appreciate. While preparing a lecture on heart disease epidemiology, I found reports of several traditional cultures known for avoiding heart disease that subsist largely on this delicious tuber. In fact, a 1978 paper[1] cited a dietary survey finding that sweet potatoes supplied … Continued

China Report: Osteoporosis

China Report: Osteoporosis

Do we need more calcium in order to avoid osteoporosis, the progressive thinning of bones in the elderly? In the West we are certainly told so. The dairy industry vigorously promotes the suggestion that without its products we face an unpleasant and probably shrunken future.

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