collagen

Collagen: It’s Not Just for Women!

It might be too early to hand out a “supplement of the year” award for 2017, but it’s not too early to nominate one:...

Protein: What’s Best and Why?

Can protein powders help you lose weight? Can they help you build muscle? And does it matter which kind you buy? The short answer to...
iodine

Should I Take Iodine Supplements for My Thyroid?

Iodine is absolutely vital for the proper functioning of the thyroid gland. And the proper functioning of the thyroid gland is essential for a...

5 Ways to Health Up Your Holiday

Holiday season is generally joyous—but it has a dark side. Any time you have an abundance of high-calorie food mixed with a high number of...
fiber

The Real Deal on Fiber: It’s More Important Than We Thought (Part Two)

In Part One, we talked about why fiber is even more important than anyone previously thought. We reviewed how it’s linked to weight loss,...

Why I Hate the New Dietary Guidelines, Part One

Before I get to what’s wrong with the new USDA Dietary Guidelines, let’s talk for a minute about a bigger issue. Why the heck...

What Do E-cigs Have to Teach Us about Nutrition Research?

If you’ve ever slapped your palm to your forehead and rolled your eyes at the way the media reports nutrition information, well, have I...

The Real Deal on Fiber: It’s More Important Than We Thought

When I was a kid, my grandmother was always trying to get me to eat a lot foods you had to chew a lot....
Healthiest Foods

The Healthiest Foods in the World (Part Two)

To coincide with the new, 10th anniversary, updated and revised edition of "The 150 Healthiest Foods on Earth," I’ve decided to use this column...
superfoods

10 Forgotten Superfoods (that Nobody Talks About!)

It seems like every few months someone discovers some new superfood from the rainforest, the health benefits of which are said to eclipse any...

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