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The Blood Type Diet Debunked

The blood type diet is diet that was promoted in the book Eat Right 4 Your Type by Dr. Peter D’Adamo. In the book it was claimed that the most important factor in determining a healthy diet is the person’s ABO blood type [1]. The diet became very popular in the late 90’s and the beginning of the new millennia. The […]

More Than an Apple a Day – Preventing Our Most Common Diseases

The Institute of Medicine’s (IOM) seminal study of preventable medical errors showed that in the United States side effects from prescription drugs kill an estimated 106,000 Americans a year, the sixth leading cause of death. This is from adverse drug reactions alone. If you add in medical mistakes (which the Institute of Medicine estimates kills at […]

Why is wholesome awesome? A short history of whole grains

It is well known that whole grains are healthier than white grains. So how come foods based on white grains (like white rice or white bread) are more common and typically cheaper than whole grains? With the industrial revolution, new ways of refining grains were discovered. By removing the bran, husk and germ of whole […]