America’s trans-fat consumption decreases


A study financed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and carried out by scientists there and at the National Institutes of Health and reported in The Journal of the American Medical Association contains an article suggesting that America’s consumption of the processed food ingredient ‘trans-fat’ has decreased. A 58% decrease is noted between […]

Back Bone Spurs Linked to Diet & Smoking

Lumbar ostephytes art

***Not surprisingly, another study has linked smoking with degenerative spinal conditions.  However, what some may find interesting, is that good nutrition was associated with enhanced spinal health. The study titled, “The effect of beta-carotene on lumbar osteophyte formation” suggests an association between degenerative spine conditions and a low blood level of  beta-carotene.  Beta-carotene is found […]