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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.

'Science' is Up for Grabs

‘Science’ Is Up For Grabs

What does it mean to have scientific evidence on our side? It means having added value and, very likely, money in the bank, pure and simple. So, what’s wrong with that? Nothing—if we really understand what ‘science’ means and if we use it properly and wisely.

The Media's Empty Promises

The Media’s Empty Promises

Most of you have heard about raspberry ketones right? Or you’ve been told that vitamins are necessary supplements for health that can make up for questionable food choices? What about taking oils to get Omega-3s or following a Paleo, South Beach, Weight Watchers, etc. diet plan? There is an abundance of information broadcast every day by various media outlets and not only is it confusing and contradictory, but it’s probably depleting your health and making you heavier in the long run.

Oversaturation of Fat in the Media

Oversaturation of Fat in the Media

We have known for decades that fatty foods are anything but good for you, but recent media reports glorifying saturated have caused confusion. Do not be fooled. There is nothing healthful about butter, bacon, cheese, or steak. Saturated fat poses numerous severe health risks of which everyone should be aware. This recent confusion over saturated fat may be a result of people trying to blame carbs for the nation’s weight problems—even though the country’s grain intake is actually far lower than what it once was.

Fed Up with "Fed Up"

Fed Up With ‘Fed Up’

In case you missed it, a new diet and health documentary movie called “Fed Up” was released in theaters on May 9. I’ve never written a movie review before—in fact, I am not much of a moviegoer.

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