Many posts and links by RFP focus on obesity and diet. Here is a basic understanding as to what we do know:
Very accurate snapshot by wired.com on the state of nutrition research, synopsis: We know nothing.
Proper diet remains THE food issue in the first world. Obesity now reached epidemic levels among the majority of citizens in developed nations, a phenomenon unknown in history.
For starters, here is the world’s best diet, which is no diet at all. You will be surprised, pleasantly so.
The history of nutrition, great read in national geographic magazine , especially concerning food fads. Lots of interesting info putting some dietary fads in their place.
Analysis result of 31 long term studies, diets don’t work says UCLA
Busting 7 myths about Food is the Cleveland Clinic
The New York Times not surprisingly has one of the best nutritional info pages in the country.
Turnthetide, a non profit organization dedicated to fight obesity and chronic illnesses.
About simple carbs and what they do.
Cleveland clinic on real foods with two articles on nutritional metabolism boosters. Why is it that most ” health experts ” are just selling you their products ? These guys are on the forefront in publishing useful, impartial information to consumers, here is another example.
Much more on the topic on our Facebook page, feel free to contribute your personal recipe for a better life.
Very accurate snapshot on the state of nutrition research by wired magazine, synopsis: We know nothing…
Since 1971, the Center for Science in the Public Interest has been a strong advocate for nutrition and health, food safety, alcohol policy, and sound science. Its award-winning newsletter, Nutrition Action Healthletter, is the largest-circulation health newsletter in North America.
WPHNA World Public Health Nutrition Association
Current issues being discussed from several points of view. We find there are not that many information sources around like this one at National Public Radio.
The Cleveland Clinic publishes ground breaking studies on how to avoid and fight obesity, check them out!
Here are some very good ideas on how to start changing the situation. I am not a big fan of medication or even surgery, but I can see how for some people there are no other alternatives.