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.
Dear Dr. Mo: Is gluten-free food generally a healthier option? Dear reader: The trouble with gluten-free products is that they tend to have a health aura around them, which sometimes blinds people from seeing what they’re really eating. There is […]
Dear Dr. Mo: I am trying to lose some weight and improve my diet. Is there a way to shop around for good foods that will load me with less sugar and help me eat healthier? Dear reader: The total […]
Dear readers: Whenever I spot a link between food industry professionals and scientists, I get a queazy feeling in my stomach as their intention is almost by definition driven by profits and never by our health and well being. In […]
Dear Dr. Mo: Are beans really any good to eat? All I know is that they give me gas and cramps, but I’ve heard they might be really healthy so, are they? Dear reader: Beans are one of the fiber-richest […]
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 […]
In this post I answer a readers question about artificial sweeteners and their ups and downs.
In this post I answer a reader’s question about gluten-free diets and their effect on our health.
In this post I answer a reader’s question about healthy eating – what is it and how to actually do it?
In this post I write about some of the common dieting myths.
In this post I answer a reader’s question about sodas and ways in which they affect our health.