Are you an advocate of the low-carb lifestyle or the ketogenic diet? If you’ve been experiencing health problems like fatigue, constipation, or a weight loss plateau, it could be a sign that it’s time to increase your daily carb intake.
We’ve all been told over the years to steer clear of saturated fat. It has a reputation for causing
heart attacks, obesity, and a number of other serious health problems. But what’s the truth about saturated fat? Is it harmful or healthy? In this episode of Revolution Health Radio, we talk about what the data really show.
Are you considering a vegetarian or vegan diet for your child? Or perhaps you’re pregnant, and you want to know the health impact of a meat-free diet. Here’s my take on why kids need to eat meat to grow into healthy adults.
If you’re confused about what to eat and frustrated by the contradictory headlines that are constantly popping up in your news feed, you’re not alone. The current state of nutritional research, and how the media reports on it, virtually guarantees confusion. Here’s an in-depth look at the question of what we should eat through a variety of lenses, including archaeology, anthropology, evolutionary biology, anatomy and physiology, and biochemistry.
In my last article in this series, I talked about why observational studies aren’t a great tool for proving causal relationships; how the data collection methods researchers use rely on memory, not facts; how the healthy-user bias can impact study results; and how, in many cases, nutritional studies uncover “risks” that look an awful lot like pure chance. In this post, I’ll delve deeper into the reasons why you should take nutrition headlines with a grain of salt.
You’ve probably heard the term “nutrient density,” but do you know what it means? In this article, I’ll explain the concept of nutrient density so that you can use it to choose the right mix of foods to meet your nutrient needs.