Monthly Archives: March 2018

Diet and Depression

What we eat can influence our mood and relieve or prevent depression. https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2018/03/the-diet-that-might-cure-depression/556742/

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Processed Food

The military spawned the processed food industry starting in World War II and continuing to today. https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2018/03/military-food-changed-what-america-eats/556571/

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Eat The Fish

Eating fish is healthful, fish oil supplements are not. https://www.nytimes.com/2018/03/26/well/is-it-time-to-give-up-on-fish-oil.html?

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The Best Diet For Weight Loss

There is no best diet. Eat real food, mostly plants, less of it is good advice from Michael Pollan. Avoiding highly processed food helps. It is best to eat for good health, exercise and the weight will follow. https://www.nytimes.com/2018/03/26/upshot/what-we-know-and-dont-know-about-how-to-lose-weight.html?

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Health vs Wealth

Whether or not labeling makes a difference to make people aware of dangers to health there is a long running battle on the subject between big business and public health. This goes from tobacco to food. https://www.nytimes.com/2018/03/20/world/americas/nafta-food-labels-obesity.html?

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Do Antidepressants Work?

That is a question difficult to answer in the context of our medical and pharmaceutical oriented culture. The answer seems to be about half the time for mild to moderate depression and then for a short initial period of treatment. … Continue reading

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The Best Diet

The best diet for health and weight is to eat whole foods and avoid the fads. http://time.com/5183371/which-diet-is-best/?

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Exercise

Exercise keeps us healthier and younger. https://www.nytimes.com/2018/03/14/well/move/how-exercise-can-keep-aging-muscles-and-immune-systems-young.html?

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Can Food Make Us Smarter and Happier?

The evidence indicate some foods might do that. https://www.fastcompany.com/40541439/can-eating-more-kale-eggs-and-carrots-make-you-smarter-and-happier?

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A Guide To Eating Less Sugar

How to eat less sugar. https://www.nytimes.com/guides/smarterliving/how-to-stop-eating-sugar

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