Potatoes: First, the good news

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The proverbial good news/bad news split over a report in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition about eating potatoes. The great good news is that in this study of over 400 middle-aged and older adults followed for 8 years, the researchers “found no link between white potato consumption and mortality”, which in English means, eating […]

Never too late to live healthier

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An interesting new study in the NEJM is a happy reminder that it’s really never too late to start a healthier regime. In this study that combined data on over 75000 health professionals in the huge Nurses Health Study and the also large Health Professionals Follow-up Study, the researchers conclusion is pretty straight-forward and encouraging:¬†Improved […]