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08 Jun 2015 / Julia Belluz

The gluten-free craze continues in the United States, fueled by celebrities such as Gwyneth Paltrow and well-debunked books like Wheat Belly.

By 2016, Americans are...

18 May 2015 / US News

U.S. News evaluated and ranked the 35 diets with input from a panel of health experts. To be top-rated, a diet had to be relatively easy to follow, nutritious, safe, effective for weight loss and protective against diabetes and heart disease. The government-endorsed...

29 Jan 2015 / Jeff Gelski

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates mandatory fortification of enriched cereal grains with folic acid prevents more than 1,300 cases of neural tube defects annually in the United States.

Neural tube defects are birth defects of the brain and spine that occur early...

21 Jan 2015 / Jennifer Williams, MSN1, Cara T. Mai, DrPH1, Joe Mulinare, MD1, Jennifer Isenburg, MSPH1,2, Timothy J. Flood, MD3, Mary Ethen, MPH4, Barbara Frohnert, MPH5, Russell S. Kirby, PhD6 (Author affiliations at end of text)

In 1992, the U.S. Public Health Service recommended that all women capable of becoming pregnant consume 400 µg of folic acid daily to prevent neural tube defects (NTDs) (1). NTDs are major birth defects of the...

08 Jan 2015 / Lauren Pelley

The health policy expert’s latest book Is Gwyneth Paltrow Wrong About Everything?

 

In the 1980s, Timothy Caulfield could’ve easily derailed his studies at the University of Alberta. He was far too busy trying to be a...

06 Jan 2015 / Jeff Gelski

Eating whole grains may decrease the risk of overall mortality by up to 9%, according to a study from the Harvard School of Public Health that involved more than 118,000 people. Risk of death from cardiovascular disease dropped even further, by up to 15%. Results of the study appeared on-...

23 Dec 2014 / Paola Vitaglione, Ilario Mennella, Rosalia Ferracane, Angela A Rivellese, Rosalba Giacco, Danilo Ercolini, Sean M Gibbons, Antonietta La Storia, Jack A Gilbert, Satya Jonnalagadda, Frank Thielecke, Maria A Gallo, Luca Scalfi, and Vincenzo Fogliano

Whole-grain wheat consumption reduces inflammation in a randomized controlled trial on overweight and obese subjects with unhealthy dietary and lifestyle behaviors: role of polyphenols bound to cereal dietary fiber....

18 Dec 2014 / Consumer Reports

Unless you have celiac disease or a true gluten sensitivity, there’s no clear medical reason to eliminate it, says Alessio Fasano, M.D., director of the Center for Celiac Research at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston.  In fact, you might be doing your health a disservice. READ...

17 Dec 2014 / Annie-Rose Harrison-Dunn+

Using glycemic index (GI) as a guide to healthy food choices may not help improve cardiovascular risk factors or insulin resistance, researchers warn. Read Article

17 Dec 2014 / Robyn Kievit Kirkman

The holiday season is a time when I often hear clients expecting to gain weight. I have seen patients and clients who plan for a 5 to 10 pound weight gain between Thanksgiving and the New Year! READ MORE

22 Sep 2014

Providing healthy meals that your family will eat and finding time to be active can be a challenge. Your
eating and activity choices are important to your overall health. Planning a healthful diet and getting the
right amount of physical activity is All About You taking charge....

17 Sep 2014

Make healthy choices that fit your lifestyle so you can do the things you want to do. Providing healthy meals that your family will eat and finding time to be active can be a challenge. Planning a healthful diet and getting the right amount of physical activity is ALL ABOUT YOU taking charge....

15 Jul 2014 / Dawn Earnesty, Extension Educator, Michigan State University Extension; Sheilah Hebert, Extension Educator, Michigan State University Extension

Gluten is a protein that is common in the diets of U.S. consumers.It is found in wheat, barley,rye, and their grain relatives. Gluten is what helps breadexpand while the dough isrising and hold its shapewhile it’s baking and afterit cools. It’s also whatmakes bread chewy.

Gluten...

06 Jul 2014 / Ellen McCarthy

The swelling ranks of Americans adopting gluten-free diets have given rise to another hot trend: people calling the whole thing a bunch of baloney. And then requesting that the baloney be sandwiched between two pieces of white bread. Served with a cookie for dessert.  ...

19 Jun 2014 / Dr. Rick Kattouf

For endurance athletes, the idea of burning fat rather than carbohydrates is gaining popularity. Read...

30 May 2014 / Barbara Quinn

Reader "Lynn in Salinas" writes: "Will you please comment on Dr. David Perlmutter's bestseller book, 'Grain Brain,' and his claim that wheat, gluten, carbs and sugar are the cause of dementia?"

 In the famous words of Jack Nicholson, "I'd rather stick pins in my eyes." But here goes...

29 May 2014 / Mary Jo Feeney, MS, RDN, FADA, FAND

Nutrition and the Sporting Life—It’s Time to Play

With the exception of elite athletes whose life’s work is to work out, most people would say they exercise to  improve their quality of life—to be functionally fit and  to perform everyday activities such as carrying groceries,...

20 May 2014

Close to 30% of US adults* are interested in cutting down or avoiding gluten in their diets. Most are not doing so out of medical necessity. Is gluten or wheat really the cause of all the obesity and illness it is accused of?
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02 May 2014 / Li, Flint, Pai, Forman, Hu, Willett, Rexrode, Mukamal, Rimm

 In this prospective study of patients who survived MI, a greater intake of dietary fiber after MI, especially cereal fiber, was inversely associated with all cause mortality. In addition, increasing consumption of fiberfrom before to after MI was significantly associated with lower all...

29 Apr 2014 / Diana Chard

My library hold finally came in! No way was I paying to read Grain Brain. I like to financially support quacks as little as possible.

First thought: Including a quote from Dr. Oz on the front cover of your book does little for your credibility.

Second...