Tag Archives: Diet

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 »

The GAPS Diet: An Evidence-Based Review

The GAPS diet is a strict elimination diet that requires its followers to cut out grains, pasteurized dairy, starchy vegetables and refined carbs. It’s promoted as a natural treatment for people with conditions that affect the brain, such as autism. However, it’s a controversial therapy and has been widely criticized by doctors, scientists and nutrition… Read More »

Medical News Today: Type 2 diabetes: Low carb diet, without weight loss, may lower risk

A new study from Ohio State University has found that a low carb diet can help those at a higher risk of developing diabetes — even if they do not actually lose any weight. A low carb diet may reverse metabolic syndrome and stave off type 2 diabetes in people at risk. The research specifically… Read More »