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Coconut Oil: Back Off the Menu?

Over the past four decades, coconut oil has been on what you might call a reputation roller coaster. Once favored by manufacturers of processed...

Soy Foods and Heart Health

More evidence that soy foods may be good for the heart comes from an observational study in the journal Circulation that analyzed data collected...

Vital Findings

In our February 2019 issue, we reported on the initial results from the landmark VITAL study, which tested the ability of vitamin D and omega-3 (fish oil) supplements—two of...

Don’t Blame the Gluten

There’s no evidence that gluten, a protein found in wheat and some other cereal grains, causes digestive problems in people who don’t have a gluten-related disorder (celiac disease or...

An Avocado a Day . . .

Good news for avocado lovers: Eating one avocado a day may have beneficial effects on the heart, according to a randomized, controlled study in the Journal of Nutrition authored...

The Cauliflower Craze

Move over, kale. The latest “It” vegetable has prompted headlines in publications as disparate as Forbes (Is Cauliflower the New Kale?), GQ (Please Stop Calling Things ‘The New Kale’),...