Doctor's Review: Medicine on the Move

December 8, 2021

Nutrition

Nutrition

A dietitian’s top 4 resolutions for doctors

The beginning of the year is when our attention turns to developing new habits. Here are some to ...

Do multivitamins live up to their claims?

Multivitamins are viewed as a nutrition insurance policy. But are they actually effective? Men’s health Data from the ...

The continuing saga of soy

Soy foods can be an important source of plant protein that is low in calories and fat, and ...

Celiac and beyond

Are gluten-free diets here to stay or just another food fad? Does gluten-free dieting have any benefit if ...

Obesity’s latest fat facts

Here’s some of the most recent and interesting studies related to obesity treatment. Two new weight-loss drugs This ...

Later for you, antioxidants

Have you noticed a recent change in the language used to describe phytochemicals in our food? Why are ...

The 21st-century diet

The next phase in diet therapy has hit Canada. Research has pinpointed some of the genes that interact ...

A DASH for your kidney stones

We used to think that only a few specific foods promoted kidney disease. So we would tell patients ...

The eyes have it

Our aging population is suffering from a decreased quality of life because of changes to their eyesight. Diet ...

Is sugar toxic?

An article in Nature suggests that the solution to diseases associated with obesity is to limit sugar consumption ...

A diet to douse inflammation

A study in the American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine1 shows that there are lifestyle factors that can reduce ...

New resolutions for primary care

This year, it would be great if doctors, in particular primary-care physicians, resolve to genuinely help their overweight ...

Let’s get moderate

The expression “eat moderately” may seem open to interpretation. It’s not. It’s a specific guideline meaning to eat ...

Minerals: not just about sodium

We always hear that too much sodium leads to heart disease. New research suggests that other trace elements ...

Why organic meat and dairy?

Studies show that there may be a benefit in purchasing organic-fed lamb and chicken, as the omega-3 fatty ...