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Volume 37, No. 1

Is butter really back?
In March 2014, an article appeared in the Annals of Internal Medicine that sent the food-obsessed public into gastronomic raptures. Though saddled with a drab title—“Association of Dietary, Circulating and Supplement Fatty Acids with... Read More
Zip code predicts health
In St. Louis, Missouri, Delmar Boulevard marks a sharp dividing line between the poor, predominately African American neighborhood to the north and a more affluent, largely white neighborhood to the south. Education and health also follow the “... Read More
The food gap is widening
Nutritional disparities between America’s rich and poor are growing, despite efforts to provide higher-quality food to people who most need it. So says a large study just released from the Harvard School of Public Health that examined... Read More
Breast milk and microbe link
Raising an infant is an act of ecosystem engineering. You’re not just caring for a baby, but an entire world. Right from birth, babies are colonised by legions of microbes that set up shop in their guts, skin, and more. These are vital. They help... Read More
Artificial sweeteners & blood sugar
Artificial sweeteners may disrupt the body’s ability to regulate blood sugar, causing metabolic changes that can be a precursor to diabetes, researchers are reporting. That is “the very same condition that we often aim to prevent” by consuming... Read More
Gut bacteria effects weight
For the 35 percent of American adults who do daily battle with obesity, the main causes of their condition are all too familiar: an unhealthy diet, a sedentary lifestyle and perhaps some unlucky genes. In recent years, however, researchers have... Read More

Focus on Health

When patients read what their doctors write

The woman was sitting on a gurney in the Read More

Finding a new doctor at midlife: Everybody's doing it?

Last year I had to find a new primary care doctor Read More

Nutrition in the News

Why do we still eat this way?

We know we shouldn't. We hate ourselves when we Read More

Obesity Prevalence Maps

No state had a prevalence of obesity less than Read More

Feature Recipes

Easy Sriracha Chicken “Kheema”

Heat 1 teaspoon olive oil in a large skillet over Read More

Roasted Brussels Sprouts With Crispy Capers and Carrots

1. Preheat oven to 450º.2. Combine Brussels sprout Read More

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