The diet shell game

Stick to the evidence when reporting on – and endorsing – food studies. We need real solutions to obesity and Type 2 diabetes, not sales jobs

The diet shell gameTwo of the best-known American food journalists have been telling readers lately that the DASH and Mediterranean diets aren’t best for our health. But the evidence tells a different story. The journalists are Gary Taubes, the author of The Case Against Sugar, and Nina Teicholz, the author of the bestselling The Big Fat Surprise. In their recent…

Joining the war on diabetes

Extraordinary research is being done at the Alberta Diabetes Institute at the University of Alberta, and in many other facilities

Joining the war on diabetesRED DEER, Alta. June 7, 2017/Troy Media/ - Every parent lives in fear. For most of us, that fear is by necessity background noise. If we can't push it into the background, it will overwhelm us – and we know that a paranoid parent is a dangerously overprotective parent. We know the steps from loving,…

Rising rates of kidney failure signal need for public health strategy

A national program is needed to address the root causes of kidney failure in adults and children

Rising rates of kidney failure signal need for public health strategy//  kidney failure  kidney failure [popup url="http://marketplace.troymedia.com/2016/01/rising-rates-of-kidney-failure-signal-need-for-public-health-strategy/" height="800" width="800" scrollbars="0"]Download[/popup] this column on kidney failure and [popup url="https://www.troymedia.com/category/health-lifestyle/" height="1000" width="1000" scrollbars="0"]health care[/popup] [popup url="http://marketplace.troymedia.com/terms-and-conditions-of-use/" height="600" width="600" scrollbars="0"]Terms and conditions of use[/popup] By Allison Dart Advisor EvidenceNework.ca and Mariette Chartier Assistant Professor Faculty of Medicine University of Manitoba WINNIPEG, Man. Jan. 12, 2016/ Troy Media/ - As…

Young students with diabetes should get equal treatment

A supportive school environment is critically important for keeping children with diabetes safe and healthy

Young students with diabetes should get equal treatmentDownload this column on diabetes for your publication or website. FREE Terms and Conditions of use TORONTO, ON Aug. 11, 2015/ Troy Media/ - For parents of kids with diabetes, the beginning of each new school year brings not only the usual preparations, but also fears for their child’s health and safety. This is especially…

The truth about sugar

Science doesn’t support the sugar-demonizers

The truth about sugarVANCOUVER, BC, Jan 17, 2014/ Troy Media/ - One of the first things you’ll hear in the emotionally-loaded conversation about diet and health is that white sugar is poisonous. It’s such a common refrain that you don’t hesitate to accept its truth. Sugar, it is said, scrambles normal thoughts and feelings, rots you from the…