Category Archives: Nutrition

Not So Pro On Probiotics

The American Gastroenterological Association is souring on the idea of probiotics. “The public assumptions about the benefits are not well founded” notes Dr. Grace Su, professor of gastroenterology at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, lead author of new guidelines on probiotics just published by the AGA in the June 9 journal Gastroenterology.   Some Gruesome Foods…
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Food As Medicine

This was the last column I wrote for the Fredericksburg, Virginia, Free Lance-Star: You won't find "Food-medicine" in the Pharmacy To celebrate March being National Nutrition Month, the Fredericksburg Food Coop and Mary Washington Healthcare sponsored a recent seminar on ‘Food As Medicine’ at Stafford Hospital.  Six local dietitian/nutritionists described the importance and scope of…
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