The media and blogosphere are abuzz with the latest report from the WHO, which classified cured and processed meats as carcinogens and put them in the same category as asbestos, alcohol, arsenic, and tobacco. But what does the research really tell us about the link between red meat and cancer?
Archives for October 2015
Fish oil may not be all it was cracked up to be, especially in the case of heart disease prevention. In this podcast I’ll discuss what the latest research says about fish oil supplementation.
The slightly charred peppers, tomatillos and caramelized onions make this salsa a versatile and interesting dip. Use it with poached fish, grilled or roasted chicken, or mix it with a little vinaigrette to make a salad dressing.
According to recent statistics, subclinical hypothyroidism may be more common than type 2 diabetes. In this podcast Dr. Amy Nett and I will discuss the thyroid physiology behind subclinical hypothyroidism and its clinical consequences.
The awareness of toxic mold’s effect on human health has increased dramatically over the past few years. But mold is only one of the many biotoxins found in water-damaged buildings, and the illness caused by exposure to these toxins is much more complex than most clinicians and patients assume.
Blast from the Past A new study has found that both calcium supplements and dairy products are not helpful for keeping bones healthy and strong. Ultimately, the researchers concluded that “dietary calcium intake is not associated with risk of fracture, and there is no clinical trial evidence that increasing calcium intake from dietary sources prevents fractures.” And taking calcium supplements could actually be harmful: the extra calcium doesn’t go to strengthen bones but instead can… Read More