Health and Nutrition Stuff
A second big study affirms new thinking: Exposing high-risk kids to peanuts beginning in infancy greatly reduces the chance of developing a peanut allergy. And this peanut tolerance holds up as kids get older.
In the middle of the last century, popular nutrition author Adelle Davis advised people to eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince, and dinner like a pauper. Her advice stuck. Recent examination of the merits of adults eating breakfast has raised the question of whether we should indeed eat like kings at breakfast or just skip it all together.
Our food is not healthy; we will be healthy if we eat nutritious food. Words matter. And those that we apply to food matter more than ever. This brilliant article argues that until we have better information and clearer shared language defining our food, smart choices will be ever harder to make.
The simple weight-loss formula — burn more calories than you consume — is anything but, new science is finding. Brands and dieters are waking up to the reality that “a calorie isn’t just a calorie", and our mistaken faith in the power of this seemingly simple measurement may be hindering the fight against obesity. A must-read for every food scientist and nutritionist/dietitian!
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