Eating More Fruits & Vegetables Linked to Lower Risk of Dying from Ischemic Heart Disease

A European study investigating the links between diet and disease has found that people who consume more fruit and vegetables have a lower risk of dying from ischemic heart disease – the most common form of heart disease and one of the leading causes of death in Europe. However, thThe Revolting Vegetablese authors point out…

Unhappy Meals: Five McDonalds Items with More Fat and Calories than a Big Mac

A Report from the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine September 2010. How unhealthy is the McDonalds menu? The world’s largest fast-food chain serves a long list of high-fat, high-cholesterol items and offers almost no healthful choices, according to an analysis with dietitians with the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM). Even many McDonald’s items that consumers…

The China Study

For more than 40 years, T. Colin Campbell, Ph.D. has been at the forefront of nutrition research. His legacy, the China Study, is the most comprehensive study of health and nutrition ever conducted. Dr. Campbell is the Jacob Gould Schurman Professor Emeritus of Nutritional Biochemistry at Cornell University and Project Director of the China-Oxford-Cornell Diet…