The incessant coverage of nutritional studies that make tenuous claims about the harms or benefits of consuming various foods and beverages has come under heavy fire from critics in recent months. On Thursday, science writer Gary Taubes launched the latest broadside against credulous reporting of flimsy epidemiological research. “The last couple of weeks have witnessed a slightly-greater-than-usual outbreak of extremely.
Exposure to conflicting news about the health benefits of certain foods, vitamins and supplements often results in confusion and backlash against nutrition recommendations, finds a recent study in the Journal of Health Communication... Read Post
When it comes to vegetables, cooked is sometimes better than raw. That’s because cooking can free up more nutrients for your body to absorb.“Common wisdom says cooked food has lower nutritional value compared to fresh produce, but t... Read Post