When Tech & Food Collide…

By staff on Wednesday, December, 10th, 2014 in Diet & nutrition No Comments

Technology is meant to make our lives easier and presumably more enjoyable. It’s not just things like smartphones and GPS. For instance, advances in machinery and ag sciences have made it easier and quicker for farmers to plant, grow and harvest foods. We can feed more people more efficiently than ever. But what happens when […]

Case Un-Closed: A Role for Nutritional Supplements

By staff on Wednesday, September, 24th, 2014 in Diet & nutrition 1 Comment

The media had a field day with it, but you couldn’t be blamed for missing the news. It appeared right in the middle of last holiday season, after all: the latest declaration that nutritional supplements are worthless, possibly even (gasp!) dangerous. In a commentary on a trio of studies appearing in the Annals of Internal […]

Saturated Fats, Sugar & Your Heart: What Does the Science Say?

By staff on Tuesday, July, 22nd, 2014 in Diet & nutrition 1 Comment

No doubt, many were thrilled earlier this year as the media went nuts over new research that seemed to put yet another nail in the coffin of the low-fat dogma. We all know that creed. It’s been pounded into our brains for years that eating saturated fat – the predominant kind in meat, butter and […]