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Prostate Cancer

According to the American Cancer Society, about one in eight men in the U.S. will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in his lifetime. Although...

Vitamin Supplements: 
Yes, or No?

A 2023 survey found that 74 percent of U.S. adults take some kind of dietary supplement. Over 90 percent of these users believe such...

Are You at Risk for 
CKM Syndrome?

The American Heart Association (AHA) has defined a new syndrome—and strategies for addressing it—in the hopes of reducing the high rates of cardiovascular disease...

Intake of Dietary Fiber Associated with Lower Risk of Death

Results from an analysis of 64 studies with a total of more than 3 million participants supported prior findings that dietary fiber intake is...

Should You Eat Gluten Free?

Many restaurants now offer gluten-free menu options and grocery stores have gluten free offerings throughout. But is “going gluten-free” the right choice for you?...

The World Within

You are not alone! Your large intestine is home to a whole community of bacteria and other microorganisms called the microbiota. Your Microbiota. Everybody’s microbiota...

Five Ways to Identify Ultraprocessed Foods

The research is clear: a diet high in ultraprocessed foods is associated with higher risk for overweight, obesity, type 2 diabetes, and high blood...
The dangers of consuming processed meats like hot dogs (and also bacon, sausage, ham, and cold cuts) is well understood. Now the health harms of other ultraprocessed foods are becoming clear.

Ultraprocessed Foods Associated with Risk for Multiple Diseases at Once

Studies have shown consumption of ultraprocessed foods is association with higher risk of cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, and cancer. A group of researchers...

Where Does Poultry Fit In? 

Nutrition guidelines (and this newsletter) talk a lot about limiting intake of red meat (beef, lamb, pork, venison). But what about poultry? What the Science...

Big Health and Nutrition Stories of 2023

As 2023 draws to a close, let’s review and update some of the biggest health and nutrition stories of the year. Concerns About Sugar Substitutes....