Cheese Facts and The Human Microbiome

Updates on the health benefits of cheese and current data on human microbiome research and findings.

National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI)

The National Human Genome Research Institute conducts genetic and genomic research, funds genetic and genomic research and promotes that research to advance genomics in health care.

Cheese, Poop and Tequila Not Necessarily in that Order

This week we have a friend in cheeses, shining a light on your poop (literally), tequila for bone growth and new information on Vitamin D.

Coca-Cola’s political influence in China: documented evidence

The BMJ (the new name for what was formerly the British Medical Journal) has just published a report by Susan Greenhalgh, an anthropologist and China specialist at Harvard, of how Coca-Cola, working t

Annals of food marketing: Gold-leafed potato chips!

When Torsten Veblen wrote The Theory of the Leisure Class in 1899, he could not possibly have imagined this product when he invented the term “conspicuous consumption.” I am indebted to BakeryAn

Thirsty and Tired? You May Need More Than Water.

{pixabay|100|campaign} Dehydration can be a prime culprit making you feel tired and sluggish. If we admit that we aren’t drinking enough water, it’s not surprising we all feel the need for a nap.

Last chance to comment on 2030 food and nutrition objectives

The endlessly repeating process of defining health goals for the next ten years continues and the Department of Health and Human Services is now (or will be when the shutdown ends) collecting comments

Bad news on world hunger and obesity: they are getting worse

United Nations agencies have just released their annual report on world food insecurity. Its main unhappy conclusion: Food insecurity has increased since 2014: So has worldwide obesity: What is to be

Skip the Gym and Strengthen Your Whole Body

Chances are good that you can relate to how Jillian Michaels started 2019 after a roller coaster year of ups and downs. She found herself hoping for better times after the destruction of her house in

Weekend reading: a diet book!

Lisa R. Young.  Finally Full, Finally Slim: 30 Days to Permanent Weight Loss One Portion at a Time.  Center Street, 2019. I don’t usually write about diet books, but Lisa Young did her doctorate w

YOU only YOU are in charge of your health

{pixabay|100|campaign} USA Today ran an interesting series of articles on our ridiculous health care system or should I say our “disease care” system. While more and more Americans concerned with

The latest in snack trends?

Here are a few examples of the latest trends in snack products in the U.S. and Europe, culled from articles in  The purpose of these products is to make money for their manufacture

Weekend reading: Halal Food

Febe Armanios and Boğaç Ergene.  Halal Food: A History.  Oxford University Press, 2018. I reviewed a book about the regulation of Halal Food in September last year, and its politics continue to fa

Supplements to improve memory: if only

The Government Accountability Office has just published a report on memory supplements. Available data indicate that memory supplements constitute a small segment of the overall dietary supplement m

Goodbye GMO, Hello Bioengineered: USDA publishes labeling rules

Trump’s USDA has issued final rules for labeling food products of biotechnology, commonly known to all of us as GMOs. Since GMOs have taken on a pejorative—Frankenfood—connotation, the USDA want

Industry-funded study of the week: Mediterranean diet plus dairy foods

Christopher Gardner, the Stanford scientist who studies the ways various dietary patterns affect body weight, sent me this study to add to my post-book collection (I wrote about such things in Unsavo

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Cluster Feeding: What to Do When Baby Wants to Eat CONSTANTLY

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10 Signs and Symptoms of Food Poisoning

Food poisoning is an illness caused by consuming foods or drinks that contain harmful bacteria, viruses or parasites. It’s extremely common, affecting an estimated 9.4 million Americans each year (

The 8 Healthiest Berries You Can Eat

Berries are small, soft, round fruit of various colors — mainly blue, red or purple. They are sweet or sour in taste and often used in preservatives, jams and desserts. Berries tend to have a good

The MIND Diet: A Detailed Guide for Beginners

The MIND diet is designed to prevent dementia and loss of brain function as you age. It combines the Mediterranean diet and the DASH diet to create a dietary pattern that focuses specifically on brai

5 Reasons Why Creatine Monohydrate Is the Best

Creatine has been studied extensively as a dietary supplement for many years. In fact, more than 1,000 studies have been conducted, which have shown that creatine is a top supplement for exercise per

12 Mistakes to Avoid on a Vegetarian or Vegan Diet

A balanced vegetarian or vegan diet can provide many health benefits. These diets have been associated with weight loss, better blood sugar control, a decreased risk of heart disease and a lower risk

Do Glucosamine Supplements Work for Arthritis?

Glucosamine is a popular dietary supplement used to treat osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis is a degenerative disease caused by insufficient regeneration of cartilage in joints, most often in the knees

9 Gluten-Free Grains That Are Super Healthy

Gluten is a protein found in certain types of grains, including wheat, barley and rye. It provides elasticity, allows bread to rise and gives foods a chewy texture (1, 2). Although gluten is not a pr

Why Bifidobacteria Are So Good for You

There are trillions of bacteria on and in your body, and they’re extremely important for your health. One of the most important types is called Bifidobacteria. These beneficial bacteria digest diet

13 Greek Foods That Are Super Healthy

In the 1960s, Greeks were living longer and had lower rates of chronic disease than the rest of the world. This is likely due to their diet, which was full of seafood, fruits, vegetables, grains, bea

The GAPS Diet: An Evidence-Based Review

The GAPS diet is a strict elimination diet that requires its followers to cut out grains, pasteurized dairy, starchy vegetables and refined carbs. It’s promoted as a natural treatment for people wi


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