Top News: #SugarAndNutrition

Here are the top read news for #SugarAndNutrition: Sugar industry secretly paid for favorable Harvard research: As nutrition debates raged in the 1960s, prominent Harvard nutritionists published two reviews in a top medical journal downplaying the role of sugar in coronary heart disease. Newly unearthed documents reveal what they didn’t say: A sugar industry trade…

Top News: #KidneyHealth

Here are the top read news for #KidneyHealth: Kidneys Hurt? You Could Be Stoned! (Infographic): They’re tiny. They carry no weapons. But few things on earth cause more pain than a kidney stone on its way to the toilet. Here, Juan Calle, MD, shares his tips on staying stone-free: Read more       New guidelines published for physicians…

Top News: #FoodsAndNutrition

Here are the top read news on #FoodsAndNutrition: What’s the Definition of Processed Meat?: So what exactly is the problem with cured and processed meats, anyway? A lot of epidemiological evidence links consumption of cured and processed meats with increased risk of heart disease and cancer. The association is a little muddled by the fact…

Top News: #DietAndNutrition

Here are the top read news for #DietAndNutrition: Is Sushi ‘Healthy’? What About Granola? Where Americans and Nutritionists Disagree: Which foods are healthy? In principle, it’s a simple enough question, and a person who wishes to eat more healthily should reasonably expect to know which foods to choose at the supermarket and which to avoid.…

Top News: #DrugSafety

Here are the top read news for #DrugSafety: By Sharing Painkillers, Friends and Family Members Can Fuel Opioid Epidemic: Study: It is not news that most people who use prescription painkillers for nonmedical reasons often get them through social channels rather than a physician. In 2013 — the most recent year for which this data…

Top News: #Diabetes

Here are the top read news for #Diabetes: Diet Soda and Diabetes: Things to Consider: While diet soda may be a sugar-free alternative to regular soda, that does not necessarily make it healthier. It is true that diet sodas do not contain sugars, and have little to no calories. Because of this, diet sodas are…