By David Katz, M.D.- Director of Yale University’s Prevention Research Center
The USDA announced today that eggs are significantly lower in cholesterol than previously thought. And, by the way, they are also quite a bit higher in vitamin D.
All by itself, this is potentially important news, with wide implications for the American diet. The [...]
Saturated Fat and Heart Disease
by Dwight C. Lundell M.D.
Does the thought of a steak, bacon and eggs, or real milk make you cringe thinking you’re instantly clogging up your arteries? How many times have you seen physicians and nutritionists write “artery clogging saturated fats”? For the last 40 years the dietary [...]
During 15 years of cooking for my (now carnivorous) vegetarian husband the one food that we could always agree on: soup. We ate a lot of soup. But lately, soup has been neglected; pushed aside in favor of meaty sauces & chunks of pure protein. We’ve been missing one of our favorite meals: [...]
Dr. Joseph Mercola
Physician and author
If the phrase “eat your vegetables” echoes from your childhood memories of suppers gone by, then rest assured your mother was right. One of the best ways to improve your health is to eat plenty of high quality vegetables — ideally raw, locally grown and organic.
It sounds like [...]
Mary Hedlin of Hedlin Farm
By MARK BITTMAN
For decades, Americans believed that we had the world’s healthiest and safest diet. We worried little about this diet’s effect on the environment or on the lives of the animals (or even the workers) it relies upon. Nor did we worry about its ability to endure — that [...]