Earlier this month, the agencies responsible for the U.S. Dietary Guidelines for Americans quietly dismissed improvements suggested by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine, to increase transparency of the DGA Advisory Committee and manage member biases.
The clock is ticking to submit candidates for what is arguably the most important group of nutrition experts on Earth. On September 5, USDA-HHS announced that they were opening a 1-month candidate nomination period for the advisory committee of the 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines for Americans.
A new book by the global advocacy arm of the world’s largest pasta maker argues for a plant-based diet, rich in fruits, vegetables and grains--including pasta—to improve both health and environmental sustainability.
Guest post by Mark Cucuzzella, MD
Last month, I wrote an article which was featured in Salon about the growing epidemic of sugary drinks in hospitals. While experts generally agree that sugary drinks like soda, sport drinks, and punches contribute to chronic illnesses and obesity, these beverages remain prevalent in most healthcare facilities…
Can a blood test tell you what diet is best for your body?
That's what some companies are claiming. Currently trending in an era of personalized nutrition are diets tailored to a patient's DNA.
"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. The Magic Pill is an amazing documentary by filmmakers Rob Tate and Pete Evans who explore the relationships among food, nutrition, and disease
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”