Sugar is Poison. True or False?

Sugar is Poison. True or False?

Not all calories are the same. Eating 200 calories of broccoli will have a different impact on your health, and possibly your weight, compared to eating 200 calories of candy. We all intuitively understand this, but nutrition researchers have had … Continue reading

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The FDA’s Mercury Problem

The FDA’s Mercury Problem

In an interview last week, FDA secretary Margaret Hamburg stated that the FDA will soon update its recommendations for pregnant women with respect to fish consumption and mercury levels. What’s this all about? Large predator fish such as tuna and … Continue reading

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Fed Up with Food Fear-Mongering

Fed Up with Food Fear-Mongering

This is a guest post by Lindsey Schnell MS RD. If you haven’t heard lately that carbohydrates and sugar are deadly poisons, consider yourself lucky. As a registered dietitian who stays immersed in both research and popular diet/food trends, a … Continue reading

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