Tag Archives: Food

Blind to the limitations of a single case report of teen’s “blindness caused by junk food diet”

September 4, 2019 Posted By Categories Gary Schwitzer is publisher & founder of HealthNewsReview.org.  He tweets as @garyschwitzer. The title of the article that appeared in the Annals of Internal Medicine was too tempting for many journalists – “Blindness Caused By A Junk Food Diet.”  It was an article about the experience of one teenage… Read More »

Researchers say food is medicine – WNDU-TV

The list of health problems caused by being overweight seems endless, including Type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, sleep apnea and kidney disease, according to the National Institutes of Health. But the answer to these ailments is simpler than you might think. Researchers at Tufts University are proving that eating an apple a… Read More »

Storing and thawing food

Reusing leftovers is a great way to cut costs, but you need to be careful about how you store them and when you eat them. The first rule is to refrigerate promptly, as illness-causing bacteria can start growing within a couple of hours (or sooner in high temperatures). The Western Australian Department of Health provided… Read More »