Articles on Diet and Health

Articles on Diet and Health Articles

The Myth of “Better” Fats

Pamela A. Popper, Ph.D., N.D. Wellness Forum Health  One very popular theory of diet and heart health is that substituting saturated fat with “better fats” such as oils high in linoleic acid reduces cholesterol and lowers the risk and incidence of cardiovascular...

Tea, Cow’s Milk, and Plant Milk

 Pamela A. Popper, Ph.D., N.D. with Paula Szwedowski Wellness Forum Health Recently a well-known plant-based nutrition site featured information claiming that drinking tea with the addition of cow’s milk or soy milk interferes with the beneficial health effects of tea...

Oxalates and Kidney Stones

 Pamela A. Popper, Ph.D., N.D. Wellness Forum Health  The incidence of kidney stones is high in the United States and is increasing in Westernized countries all over the world.[1] There are four types of stones, calcium stones, uric acid stones from eating animal...

Nutritional Nonsense

Pamela A. Popper, Ph.D., N.D. Wellness Forum Health  It’s an election year, and we have three more months of political ridiculousness to go. I’m counting the days since I’m already tired of the lies, screaming (don’t these people know they can be heard without...