From U.N. To New U.S. Guide, All Say Eat More Beans, Peas, Lentils — But The Gas?
Pulses -- dried beans, peas and lentils -- are sizzling hot both for their nutritional virtues and because they're good for the environment. But they do pose digestive challenges, so here's a handful of solutions for trying to reduce (or accept) the intestinal gas they tend to produce.
Paleo And Vegan Can Be Friends: 11 Points Of Consensus On What We Should Eat
A Boston conference this week brought together leading food thinkers from across the spectrum -- advocates for everything from from paleo to Mediterranean to vegan diets -- and they hammered out a consensus on 11 points about what we should eat, including the argument that we should consider the impact on the planet.
One Doc's Oreos-And-Batman Perspective: TV Doesn't (Necessarily) Make Kids Fat
I was genuinely changed (for the better I’d argue) when I was young and had the privilege of watching Gilligan’s Island while enjoying Oreos and milk. For other kids, however, this practice might not have been such a good idea.
Forbidden Fruit: Pesticide-Laden Produce Linked To Lower Semen Quality, Study Finds
The study found that men who ate a range of fruits and vegetables with high pesticide residue had a lower sperm count and a lower percentage of normally-shaped sperm compared to men who ate produce with less pesticide residue.