"There is no such thing as a miracle diet, but if there's a miracle meeting, this is it." That was how Fiona Godlee, editor-in-chief of The BMJ, introduced the "Food for Thought" conference. The event, co-sponsored by The BMJ and global reinsurer SwissRe, took place last week in Zurich, Switzerland.
Many Americans appear to be ditching low-fat diets for higher-fat foods in hopes of improving heart health and losing weight -- according to a recent survey by the International Food Information Council (IFIC) Foundation on more than 1,000 Americans, ages 18 to 80.
Today, Professor Tim Noakes was found innocent of all charges in proceedings against him by South African medical authorities. This is his second acquittal; the first came in April 2017, which was then appealed.
The Nutrition Coalition has partnered with the film distributors Fan-Force to bring The Magic Pill to movie theaters around the country.
Extraordinary claims once required extraordinary evidence. Now you can apparently get glowing media coverage without presenting any evidence at all. he latest reporting on a claim is “too good to check” started with coverage in The Telegraph, which declared: “Third of early deaths could be prevented by everyone giving up meat, Harvard says”
A new study examining food consumption in 158 nations found that a higher consumption of fat and animal proteins was associated with decreased risk of heart disease. Meanwhile, more carbohydrates—especially more wheat and cereals—were associated with higher rates of cardiovascular death. These data are the latest to confirm that the U.S. government’s high-carbohydrate diet is quite likely not the best advice.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) heard from thousands of concerned citizens about the need to update the 2020-2025 U.S. Dietary Guidelines on topics where the science has evolved, particularly on saturated fats and low-carbohydrate diets.
Rigorous physical training is a daily feature of military life, and yet the Military Times warns that the armed forces face a "huge problem with obesity" that is "only getting worse." Maybe you've seen the headlines: "Too Fat to Fight," or, closer to home, "Texas kids physically unfit for military," but you probably don't know the full extent of the problem.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is currently soliciting public comments about a list of key issues for the 2020-25 U.S Dietary Guidelines for Americans. This was the first time that the USDA or the U.S Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the two agencies tasked with developing the Guidelines, took this unusual step.
The announcement is good news, because it signals that the USDA and HHS are committed to increasing transparency in the Guidelines’ process, which in 2015 became a political battle field, riddled by activist agendas and corporate interests.The Nutrition Coalition will submit public comments, and we encourage you to make your voices heard in this important process.