Beliefs about the miraculous benefits of fiber are pulp fiction—in fact, many people will feel better eating less fiber!
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by Georgia Ede
The word fiber conjures up wholesome, earthy-crunchy images of squeaky clean intestines and free-flowing coronary arteries. Yet fiber is not a nutrient at all. What is fiber? Is it really healthy for us, and do we even need it?
Read more … Pulp Fiction: The Truth about Fiber
April 24, 2018
We have a global mental health crisis on our hands. In this presentation, I argue that there are ingredients within popular modern diets that place the brain at high risk for failure.
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September 5, 2017
Do plant-based diets contain the micronutrients our brains need or are vegans at higher risk for mental health problems? Beyond B12: what you need to know.
Read more … Your Brain on Plants: Micronutrients and Mental Health
September 8, 2014
Some people experience constipation on low-carbohydrate and ketogenic diets and worry that it is due to a lack of fiber. If you are one of them, take heart! Fiber is not the answer! What is? Read on…
Read more … Constipation and Ketogenic Diets
September 27, 2012
Constipation can cause significant inconvenience, discomfort, and even disability for some individuals, but can usually be alleviated by knowing which foods are gumming up the works.
Read more … The 5 Most Common Constipation Culprits