Top News: #Nutrition

Here are the top read news for #Nutrition:

_89755563_thinkstockphotos-166210607Advice to eat more fat ‘irresponsible’:

Dr Aseem Malhotra, a senior adviser to the National Obesity Forum, said: “The change in dietary advice to promote low fat foods is perhaps the biggest mistake in modern medical history: Read more



To match FOOD-GLUTENFREE/The Harm in Blindly ‘Going Gluten Free’:

For people with celiac disease, avoiding gluten is a medical necessity. Done carefully, it can take a person from incapacitated to symptom-free in short order, as the lining of the small intestine returns to normal. Like most medical interventions, though, this one has not been shown (in placebo-controlled studies) to benefit people who do not have the disease: Read more



General Mills Shareholders To Vote On Use Of Genetically Modified Organisms In Its ProductsWhy ‘healthy’ food is a bankrupt concept:

Frankly, the word “healthy” has been bandied about so much it’s become bankrupt. Applying it to food doesn’t even make sense. That’s because it’s not food that’s healthy: It’s us, as long as we eat food that is nutritious or nourishing. Those are two terms I’d like to restore to our lexicon: Read more



newrecommendNew recommendations focus on how nutritional needs change as we age:

Eating right as an older adult takes a bit more effort. Even if you stay the same weight as you age, you have less lean muscle mass and your metabolism slows down, which means you need fewer calories than you once did. At the same time, your nutrient needs stay the same or even increase. Your body may have trouble absorbing certain nutrients, such as B12 and magnesium. That’s why making every bite count is even more important for seniors: Read more


19UP-Health-breakfast-master768Sorry, There’s Nothing Magical About Breakfast:

It does not take much of an effort to find research that shows an association between skipping breakfast and poor health. A 2013 study published in the journal Circulation found that men who skipped breakfast had a significantly higher risk of coronary heart disease than men who ate breakfast. But, like almost all studies of breakfast, this is an association, not causation: Read more