Do NOT offer juices to children!

Up until recently, we were advising parents and caregivers against juice consumption in infants 6 months and younger. There is simply no nutritional benefit in juice. Now, earlier this year, The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has expanded its recommendation against offering juice to all infants 12 months and under.

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When to eat?

In this post I answer a reader’s question about timing of meals and weight loss and discuss the latest research results on the subject.

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4 super foods to clean up your pipes

Dear readers, our modern diets are plagued with unhealthful food choices. Many people are struggling with excess weight and our arteries are taking the toll over the years – they begin to accumulate plaque. Plaque buildup increases the chances for heart […]

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Fiber and health

In this post I answer a reader’s question about fiber – what is it and why is it good for your health.

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Are you peanuts?

In this post I answer a reader’s question about one of the most common causes of dangerous food allergies – the allergy to peanuts.

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Coping with Hypertension

In this post I answer a reader’s question about lifestyle remedies for high blood pressure. Read on as I explain the basics of the condition and way to cope.

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