Eight-time Olympic medalist, Allison Rodgers Schmitt talks nutrition with Dr. Nandi.
Ask Dr. Nandi: Are gluten-free diets hurting kids?
Effects of gluten-free diet on children (WXYZ) – Gluten-free diets have become very popular in recent years, but new research finds the diets may do more harm than good for most children. Celiac disease is on the rise and the only treatment for it is a gluten-free diet. An article in the Journal of Pediatrics…
How Diet Affects Mental Health
You are what you eat, in a lot of ways. Food is fuel, and when our bodies are fueled in a way that serves them, good health is the result. This isn’t only true for our bodies, it’s also true for our minds. A solid, healthy diet has to potential to greatly affect your mental health.
Health Benefits of Chia Seeds
Chia seeds have been in the Mayan and Aztec diets for centuries. Many individuals have rediscovered chia seeds due to their health benefits and culinary applications. Practitioners and researchers recommend polyunsaturated fats. It has been proven that chia seeds contain polyunsaturated fats, including omega-3 fatty acids. Omega-3s make up 60% of the chia seed’s lipid…
New Study May Be Able to Use Your Genes to Help You Lose Weight
Did you know there is a new field of study, laser-focused on how nutrition can turn genes on or off? Nutrigenomics. It is the study of how what you EAT can turn your genes on ….or OFF. This could mean a different life journey – an amazing, healthy and happy life, one without crippling diseases….
Health Benefits of Cucumber
The simple addition of cucumbers to a salad can provide many health advantages. Cucumbers are an excellent addition to your diet, and you should take advantage of all they have to offer. Plus, they are so abundant in your local markets at this time of year. The cucumber is 95% water which means you can…
The Truth About Your Morning Cup of Joe
Coffee is one of those little pleasures in this world that many people enjoy. It’s estimated by the Harvard School of Public Health that a whopping 54 percent of adults drink a cup of Joe every day. That’s many of your average Americans partaking in a cup of joe in the morning or throughout the day….