Health and Nutrition Stuff
It seems that the only thing we truly know about the standard obesity treatment is that it fails.” Here's an enlightening conversation between two leading US obesity experts, Dr David Ludwig and Dr David Perlmutter.
It was a startling scientific finding: Children who eat candy tend to weigh less than those who don't. Less startling was how it came about. The paper, it turns out, was funded by a US trade association representing candy makers. The Associated Press investigates how marketers are shaping nutrition science...
Scientists have discovered that a molecule in pomegranates, transformed by microbes in the gut, enables muscle cells to protect themselves against one of the major causes of aging. In animals, the effect is nothing short of amazing. Clinical trials are underway.
It is both puzzling and shocking that doctors aren’t taught nutrition in medical school. That they don’t routinely ask patients what they are eating that is keeping them fat and sick. It’s as if the medical powers that be (who are wedded to the pharmaceutical model) don’t want doctors to know food can be the most powerful, safest medicine or slowest poison.
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