‘Report card’ on diet trends: Low-quality carbs account for 42 percent of a day’s calories

Despite years of steady advice and guidance on healthy eating, a ‘report card’ on the American diet shows adults are still consuming too many low-quality carbohydrates and more saturated fat than recommended, according to researchers at the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University and the Harvard Continue Reading

Study: Obesity associated with abnormal bowel habits—not diet

Obesity affects approximately 40 percent of Americans, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). While obesity is known to be associated with increased risk of other health conditions—such as heart disease, diabetes and gastrointestinal diseases—less is known about the relationship between obesity and abnormal bowel habits. In Continue Reading