The nutrition world confuses many people because there is tons of misinformation, conflicting information, and constantly changing information. One of the most controversial topics in nutrition is saturated fat. For years, saturated fat was demonized as the cause of high cholesterol and heart disease. In recent years, there has been a movement from many a scientist to dispel that argument.
Our various national health organizations in the U.S. have long supported low-fat dairy for kids over the age of two. For many years now, I have thought this was a terrible idea, as full fat dairy is much healthier for all humans, and it is now coming to light (finally!) that there is little scientific evidence for kids to go low-fat or skim dairy. This is based on a new analysis of twenty-nine (29) peer-reviewed studies on the role of dairy and childhood obesity.
Inflammation is the cause of virtually all disease. That may seem like a bold statement, but there is abundant scientific evidence to suggest that inflammation plays an important role in asthma, several types of cancer, bone health, diabetes, autoimmune diseases, heart disease, eczema, depression, and obesity. And that’s just the tip of the iceberg.
A couple of weeks ago, I published an article that was a summary of Chris Masterjohn’s recent book titled The Food and Supplement Guide for the Coronavirus. In today’s article, I am going to take a look at the link between good nutrition and general immune health, with an eye towards the Covid-19 pandemic. If …