Should You Be Frightened of Fructose?

For years, we’ve been told that the secret to weight management (and, therefore, prevention of chronic degenerative diseases) is simply to eat less and exercise more.  In fact, that may be the extent of your medical doctor’s knowledge about nutrition and lifestyle.  More and more evidence has been accumulating that shows that we are not just machines with a “calories in –

Are “Superfoods” Really that Super?

You’ve probably heard of phytonutrients, those beneficial compounds in plant-based foods that help protect us against chronic diseases.  In particular, some foods, such as broccoli and blueberries, are so packed with these phytonutrients (such as polyphenols) that they’ve been dubbed “superfoods.”

New research out of Kingston University in London has challenged this notion,

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