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Small Changes Make a Big Difference In Diets

17 Dec 2019

Researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health have come up with some interesting data. They analyzed surveys filled out by some 120,000 nurses, physicians, veterinarians and dentists over a...

Will "The Game Changers" Change Your Game?

11 Dec 2019

The documentary “The Game Changers” has been picking up steam on Netflix. This is basically a two-hour promo for a vegan lifestyle focusing on a few athletes who attribute their high-level...

Will Gymnema Curb Your Sweet, Sweet Cravings?

20 Aug 2019

It would have been easy to dismiss the claim out of hand by playing armchair skeptic, but I decided instead to stuff the lawn clippings in my mouth. It really did look like someone had been chasing...

Let's Tax Sugary Drinks to Discourage Consumption

26 Jul 2019

This article was first published in The Montreal Gazette....

What is the difference between ginger ale and ginger beer?

4 Jul 2019

I take a sip from the cup of ginger ale. It tastes of carbonation and sugar, with a faint trail of ginger. I turn to the cup of ginger beer. It already smells of ginger as I bring it to my mouth....

How Louis Pasteur Beat a Beet Problem and Changed Medicine Forever

6 Mar 2019

Pasteur, who was then a young professor of chemistry at the University of Lille, was saddled with a problem faced by many researchers today. He needed funding and sought help from private...

The "Happiness Diet"

27 Nov 2018

The 2012 book is called “The Happiness Diet: A Nutritional Prescription for a Sharp Brain, Balanced Mood, and Lean, Energized Body.” What is that wondrous prescription? It seems simple enough. If...

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