Tag: fruit

Reductionism and the Deficiency Mentality

“Reductionism and the Deficiency Mentality” Research in human nutrition over the last 40 years has led to numerous discoveries and to a comprehensive understanding of the exact mechanisms behind how food nutrients affect our bodies. However, the epidemics of diet-related chronic diseases — obesity, type 2 diabetes, osteoporosis, heart disease, stroke, and cancers — dramatically…

By Ewald Bahringer September 16, 2019 72

Should We All Take Aspirin to Prevent Cancer?

“Should We All Take Aspirin to Prevent Cancer?” In people without a personal history of cardiovascular disease, the risks of aspirin may outweigh the benefits, but aspirin may have additional benefits as well. We have long recognized the preventative role of daily aspirin for patients with heart disease; however, it now appears we can now…

By Ewald Bahringer September 15, 2019 55

Are Organic Foods More Nutritious?

“Are Organic Foods More Nutritious?” Are organic foods safer or healthier than conventional alternatives? Two separate questions. Some consumers are interested in getting more nutrients, whereas others are more concerned about getting less pesticides. Let’s do nutritious first. Hundreds of studies reviewed, and they didn’t find significant differences for most of the traditional nutrients like…

By Ewald Bahringer September 15, 2019 8

The 5 Fabulous Food Groups

Our bodies need lots of energy to keep us going throughout the day. And do you know where we get that energy? That’s right…from the food we eat! And all kinds of different people enjoy different kinds of food. But whether your favorite meal includes noodles or nectarines, tortillas or tofu, most types of food…

By Ewald Bahringer September 14, 2019 100