Tag Archives: Diet

Blind to the limitations of a single case report of teen’s “blindness caused by junk food diet”

September 4, 2019 Posted By Categories Gary Schwitzer is publisher & founder of HealthNewsReview.org.  He tweets as @garyschwitzer. The title of the article that appeared in the Annals of Internal Medicine was too tempting for many journalists – “Blindness Caused By A Junk Food Diet.”  It was an article about the experience of one teenage… Read More »

Death by Diet Soda?

Does guzzling diet soda lead to an early demise? There was a collective gasp among Coke Zero and Diet Pepsi drinkers this week after media reports highlighted a new study that found prodigious consumers of artificially sweetened drinks were 26 percent more likely to die prematurely than those who rarely drank sugar-free beverages. The study,… Read More »

Defense Department to ban beer and pizza? Mandatory keto diet may enhance military performance – Military Times

The controversial ketogenic or “keto” diet may be the future of the military, some defense officials say. Service members, and Navy SEALS especially, may have to forgo beer and burritos for skinny cocktails and avocado salad (forget the tortilla chips) if a proposal from Special Operations Command gains momentum. While a nutritionally enhanced future could… Read More »

Two Major Studies Just Showed What a Processed Diet Can Do to Our Bodies – ScienceAlert

Nearly everyone these days seems to be promoting whole foods over processed foods. Think about how terms like ‘whole grain’, ‘clean eating’, ‘all natural’, ‘functional’ and ‘local’ have taken over the lexicon. Yet, until now, there has been scant scientific evidence to support the eat-whole-foods movement. In recent weeks, the British Medical Journal published two… Read More »