General Nutrition

Breast Cancer and Diet

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we researched the latest information on diet and other lifestyle activities and breast cancer risk. Breast Cancer...

Should You Try “Intermittent Fasting?”

Carrying excess body fat (particularly belly fat) increases risk for metabolic syndrome (see page 4) and diseases that include cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes,...

Food Choices When Tired

Q: I tend to make less healthful food choices when I’m tired. Is this a real thing, or is it just me? A: José Ordovás,...

Eating During Chemotherapy

Q: I am undergoing chemotherapy. I have very little appetite, and sometimes just the smell of food makes me nauseous! How can I get...

Dietary Patterns Rich in Fruits and Vegetables Associated with Lower Risk of High Blood...

A systematic review and meta-analysis of prospective studies concluded that high intake of either fruits or fruits and vegetables was associated with lower risk...

Veggie Variety

Research is clear that eating more whole and minimally processed vegetables is good for your health! A great way to expand your veggie intake...

Using Package Clues to Find the Healthiest Choices

In today’s world, it’s practically impossible to avoid all packaged foods. Knowing how to decipher the clues on packages can help you find the...

Filling Your Freezer

It’s a fact: having the right foods on hand makes it more likely you will cook healthy meals at home. Your freezer is an...

NEWSBITES AUGUST 2023

Associations of Plant-Based Foods with Health Depend on the Level of Processing A plant-based dietary pattern limits or avoids animal products (meat, poultry, fish, eggs, and...

A Calorie is a Calorie

Q: I keep thinking of the old expression, “a calorie is a calorie.” What does this mean, and is it true? A: Alice H....