2017 Sep 3

High Carbohydrate Intake Associated with Higher Death Risk

By |2017-09-03T17:28:32-04:00September 3rd, 2017|Categories: Nutrition|Tags: , , |0 Comments

A study published a few days ago in the Lancet found that high carbohydrate intake was associated with higher risk of total mortality, fats including saturated and unsaturated fatty acids were associated with lower risk of total mortality and stroke.  The authors note that current guidelines recommend a low fat diet (<30% of energy) and [...]

2015 Jan 6

Too Much Sitting: It’s a Killer

By |2015-01-06T22:21:41-05:00January 6th, 2015|Categories: Children, Exercise, Seniors|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Sitting.  We all do it.  Too much and it's a killer.  There is new evidence that too much sitting (also known as sedentary behavior - which involves very low energy expenditure, such as television viewing and desk-bound work) is adversely associated with health outcomes, including cardio-metabolic risk biomarkers, type 2 diabetes and premature death.  In [...]