Doctor's Review: Medicine on the Move

September 25, 2018

Nutrition

Nutrition

Healed but malnourished

Is hospital food killing us?

Gardeners, eat thy enemy

Why make war on dandelions when you can braise them instead? The tastiest garden-variety dandelions come out in ...

Are you eating GM foods?

There is no such thing as genetically modified oats. But that didn’t stop General Mills from slapping “not ...

Shaking, not sober

In the Christmas 2013 issue of the British Medical Journal, Drs Graham Johnson, Indra Neil Guha and Patrick ...

(In)famous food advice

A diet low in food but rich in alcohol? How about the one in which you fill up ...

The world on your plate

Every culture has its own ways to stay healthy — and most often that involves eating well. You ...

Your food's bad chemistry

Though both cause reactions, food intolerance is different from food allergy. Unlike with food allergy, the symptoms of ...

Bacteria and the bulge

The settlement of bacteria in the gut plays a role in obesity and the body’s metabolism of nutrients. ...

Undernutrition and children's health

The worldwide economic crisis and rising food prices have led to more food insecurity, which can cause more ...

Stone age science?

The Paleo diet has become hugely popular in recent years, gaining cult-like status in some circles. Short for ...

Off the beaten plate

Farmers’ markets are springing up everywhere these days; a few vendors and an open space seem to be ...

How would you like your crickets cooked?

At the recent International Conference on Forests for Food Security and Nutrition, one of the topics discussed was ...

Playing fast with the facts?

It’s often called the 5:2, or Intermittent Fasting (IF) diet. Basically, you eat next to no calories for ...

Why the Mediterranean diet and not ours?

Studies on the Mediterranean diet are no longer observational. More recent ones are interventional, looking for specific measurable ...

"Age-old" eating habits

Are the elderly in your life and practice eating right? Here are four things to watch for to ...