Experts are blasting proposed federal guidelines that call for men to consume no more than one alcoholic beverage per day.
Don't let the lack of consensus on nutrition keep you from striving for a better way to eat.
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No diploma, no making money telling people how to eat better.
Watch journalist Nina Teicholz face off against David L. Katz, MD, the founding director of the Yale-Griffin Prevention Research Center, at an event in New York City.
In the best of all possible worlds, such actions wouldn't be necessary. In the current climate, boycotting social media might spark a return to a robust marketplace of ideas.
States Sue Over School Lunch Changes, Say They're Not Scientific Like the Obama Rules Based on Retracted Nutrition Studies
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The U.S. government has pushed a lot of bad nutrition advice over the years. Maybe it should stop advising us on what to eat.
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After years of being blamed for weight gain and metabolic issues, zero-calorie sweeteners and the drinks they flavor are being absolved.
Q&A with journalist Nina Teicholz
If government will stay out of the way.
Chances are, you already know what you need to do to be healthier.
Bad Food Bible author Aaron Carroll on flawed government nutrition guidelines, diet-science nihilism, and why you shouldn't give in to restrictive food moralism.
Occupational licensing runs amok in a familiar story.
Global study goes against the grain on fats, fruits, and dietary dogma
The failure of consensus nutrition "science" and the ongoing collapse of dietary puritanism.
Treat people as individuals not just as members of an undifferentiated public health herd
Newly released historical documents show the Sugar Research Foundation paid scientists to blame fat and cholesterol, not sugar, for coronary heart disease.
A handful of experts weigh in on a survey of nutritionist and consumer perceptions.
You can lead people to Whole Foods, but you can't make them buy organic kale.
The mandatory 'added sugar' disclosure is a misleading loser.
Two recent examples illustrate deep and broad problems.
Review of saturated fat studies "do not provide support for the traditional diet heart hypothesis."
Predictably, historic triumph over poverty is seen as next big problem.
Congress considers amending the rules. What it should do is get rid of them.
Follow the new guidelines at your own peril.
Millions of people could shake Type 2 diabetes if they just lost some weight.
Real scandal is the amount of subsidies both Sugar Daddies are pulling down from Uncle Sugar.
The Uncle Sam Diet mantra: Don't eat anything your ancestors wouldn't have while watching Cheers on network television.