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

—T. COLIN CAMPBELL, PhD

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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.

Eating Plants to Address the Inflammatory State

Eating Plants to Address the Inflammatory State

C-reactive protein is a molecule produced in the body that is used as a non-specific marker of inflammation. This molecule can be measured in the blood and, although it doesn’t identify the source of inflammation, be it from an infection, injury or virus, its levels rise in response to inflammation in the body.

DIABESITY Treating Symptoms Rather Than Causes

Diabesity-Treating Symptoms Rather than Causes

According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the rates of type 2 diabetes have tripled in the last 30 years.1 This is due largely to the global epidemic of obesity, a major risk factor for developing the disease. The association between obesity and diabetes is so strong that former Surgeon General C. Everett Koop coined the term “Diabesity.”2

Health Disaster in the Making

A Health Disaster in the Making

In 2002, the Food and Nutrition Board (FNB) of the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) released their most recent recommended nutrient intakes. Since 1943, the FNB has been telling us how much of each nutrient to consume,…

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