Egg in Their Face ?

            The debate over cholesterol intake rages on in the world of cardiovascular medicine.  After years of “fat is evil” propaganda, the tide turned to acknowledge that some fat is better than others.  We even recognize that fat can be a good thing.  A question however continues to plague each of us as we sit down at the dinner table or walk through the grocery aisles,

This FADS1 is Here to Stay

The internet buzzes with fad diets
claiming amazing results for all-comers even to the extreme of becoming a
Breatharian (eating only air and light). 
While I profess no interest in giving up food for a breakfast of air and
light, I do strive to guide others in finding an optimal nutrition plan for
them.  Several factors go into my
patient’s optimal nutritional approach. 

What do your baby’s poop and their brain talk about?

Have you ever wanted to be a fly on the wall of some conversation, listening in?  Well, researchers are trying to do just that as your sweet little baby’s poop sends messages to his or her developing brain.

Research methods over recent decades have allowed scientists to “see” so many more bacteria in our guts and how they interact with our bodies.

Sweet Supplements

Numerous supplements are proving to benefit diabetics and pre-diabetics in controlling their glucose control, however a list of supplements which might worsen glucose control garners little press.  Maybe the good guys need to step back for a moment and allow the guilty parties to stand alone in the spotlight.   Let’s take a moment to examine our lineup.

food and snake handler

Food and Modern Day Snake Handlers

Prooftexting is the act of taking a verse out of context to prove a doctrine or practice.

We are all guilty of prooftexting from Scripture on occasion.  We are also all guilty of accusing others of this splinter while we have a beam in our own eye.

Consider snake handling churches as a possible example of prooftexting.

Headline: Stressed People Like Tasty Food

As is often the case, an elaborate scientific study must occur for scientists to better understand something that we all recognize with a “Duh?”. In this case, researchers from the University of Zurich devised an experiment to study how people (test subjects) come to prefer tasty foods over healthy foods while under some form of stress.