Tag Archives: Nutrition

Doctors need nutrition education, says commentary – Medical Xpress

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Nutrition knowledge is essential for today’s physicians, according to a JAMA Internal Medicine commentary published July 1. The commentary—authored by Neal Barnard, MD, president of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine—points out that overweight, diabetes, heart disease, and many forms of cancer are driven by unhealthful diets, and that most doctors… Read More »

Nutrition: Substantial benefit from replacing steak with fish – Science Daily

The average Dane will gain a health benefit from substituting part of the red and processed meat in their diet with fish, according to calculations from the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark. Men over 50 and women of childbearing age in particular would benefit from such a change in diet. In a PhD… Read More »

Viewpoints: Time To Really Research Nutrition, The Top Cause Of Poor Health; HHS Has To Ensure African Americans Finally Get Help With Alzheimer’s

Opinion writers weigh in on these health care issues and others. The New York Times: We Need Better Answers On Nutrition  Poor nutrition is a leading cause of poor health and spiraling health care spending. Research from the Tufts Friedman School suggests that poor eating causes nearly 1,000 deaths each day in the United States… Read More »