| Apr 25, 2012
| 4:05 PM
To us, it seems that many dietary supplements are falling out of fashion in favor of real food.
For example, every day some new study says that multivitamins are no competition for a healthy diet. Some supplements even have a deleterious effect when...
| Feb 3, 2013
| 3:24 PM
A crucial tool in controlling diabetes is being vigilant about what you put in your mouth. But, some experts say, you don't have to be a slave to the glycemic index or banish cake and ice cream forever.
The primary goal for diabetics is to regulate...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Fresh-cooked pasta tossed with olive oil, basil, garlic and tomatoes ... local fish grilled with lemon and capers ... fresh figs and pistachios for dessert ... a glass of red wine ... Sounds easy and delicious, right? This style of eating is the very...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 10:26 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A Mediterranean diet high in olive oil, nuts, fish and fresh fruits and vegetables may help prevent heart disease and strokes, according to a new large study from Spain.
Past research suggested people who eat a Mediterranean-...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 1:59 PM
A Mediterranean diet with extra servings of olive oil or mixed nuts reduced the risk of a first heart attack, stroke and death by almost 30 percent in less than five years, according to a study from Spanish researchers.
The research involved 7,477 high-...
| Sep 26, 2011
| 4:22 PM
They say a Mediterranean diet is good for you. I'm obviously biased being of Greek decent, but I predictably agree. The countries in southern Europe along the coast of theMediterranean Seafollow a seasonal diet – the produce that is in season...
| Jun 10, 2011
| 4:23 PM
In a study released this week, researchers found that a high fat diet damaged important appetite-regulating cells in the brains of mice. Once this area of the brain was damaged, the mice were rendered permanently hungrier. There's a lot of debate about...
| Oct 25, 2010
| 4:33 PM
By Susan J. White NorthShore University HealthSystem While a myriad of activities and media coverage draw attention to breast cancer awareness, there are still some …...
| May 26, 2010
Nutritionists and doctors have been saying for years to limit your consumption of red meat. Certainly I have been one of those and research on Mediterranean diet shows that limited consumption is best but this has never meant "don't eat red meat at all."...
| Sep 29, 2010
Being able to reproduce the results of a study is key to verifying any conclusions drawn from research. A number of years ago a group of scientists claimed to have mastered Cold Fusion, but in follow up experiments no one has been able to reproduce such...
| Sep 1, 2010
Recently I was interviewed about the effects of diet on the aging process. Some of the best answers we have now about diet and aging center around eating a Mediterranean style diet. This doesn't just mean eating Greek salads or hummus. It is about...
| Aug 5, 2010
The audience wasn't happy. Its members — private citizens, healthcare professionals and advocates for the elderly — had gathered to hear a report on how to prevent Alzheimer's; instead, they were told that, in fact, nothing has been proved...