Nutrition

Nutrition

There is no New Gut Bacteria Miracle Pill

Hundreds of scientists are studying the role of bacteria in our GI systems to understand their role and to see if there are ways to improve how people feel by altering the bacteria. We recently read through an article about a study to determine if one specific bacteria (or lack[…]

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Eggs are healthy. No wait. They’re not healthy. Ugh

We’re done. After it seemed like the egg controversy was finally over, and that consuming them was actually healthy, a new study is out that adds another wrinkle (or is that crack?) to the discussion. From this article: In their analysis, researchers found a 17 percent increased risk of cardiovascular disease[…]

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Study Says Even Light Drinking Can be Unhealthy

Sorry everyone, but your reliance on the belief that a little drinking is okay is slowly swirling down the drain. Another study is out smashing the once-medically-supported belief that you could have a couple drinks every night and suffer no ill effects. This study looked at hundreds of thousands of[…]

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Should There be a Rhythm to Your Diet?

What you eat is very important. We’re sorry, but what you put into your body is always going to have an effect on many things, especially your weight. But when you eat may have a far great effect on your body than we think, according to a new study. It’s[…]

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New Study: Coffee May Help You Live Longer

Almost half a million Brits, mostly older, helped inform a study that says the more coffee you drink the healthier you’ll be. In fact, if you drink eight or more cups, according to the study, you have a 14% lower risk of dying, especially from cancer or cardiovascular issues. But,[…]

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Study: Stop Counting Calories

When you look at the nutrition facts of a food, what do you look at? Is it the calories? Or do you look at the ingredients? For most of us, we have been taught that it is all about calories. Of course we have learned  to monitor intake of processed[…]

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Throw Out Your Diet Plan

This persuasive article in the New York Times is worth a read — it’s a personal tale from someone who dropped some pounds. Take some time with it, it’s not too long. But in case you just want a summary, we have broken it down for you. Moderation You knew[…]

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Body Positivity With a Side of Health Sensitivity

Fewer people are trying to lose weight than in the past. According to some studies, a significant portion of both men and women who are overweight or obese consider their weight to be healthy. People are shifting up the number of pounds that they think are acceptable for good health.[…]

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