By Dee and Michael McCaffrey
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Diet Science is a fun 7 to 8 minute weekly program with insights and straight scoops on today's health and diet issues from Dee McCaffrey, CDC. Dee is an Organic Chemist who lost 100 pounds, nearly half her body weight, and has kept it off for 20 years by staying away from processed foods. She's the author of The Science of Skinny, released by Perseus June 2012, and The Science of Skinny Cookbook, which was released December 2014.
||Are Trans-Fats Gone For Good?||On June 16th, 2015 the FDA announced approval of a ban on trans-fats.Â But what does that really mean, and will there be any exceptions for food manufacturers?Â Listen in this week as Dee talks trans-fats and what this new ban means for your health.||21 6 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Vitamin U for Digestive Health||Did you know there is a powerful vitamin that can heal acid reflux and other gastrointestinal disorders?Â Tune in this week to find out what's up with vitamin U!||7 6 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Got Miracle Juice?||â€‹A daily dose of carrot juice does a lot more than just keep eyesight sharp.Â Tune in this week to find out why carrot juice is often called the "miracle juice."||31 5 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Almonds are Not a High Fat Food After All||Scientists are starting to discover that the standard way of measuring calories, established over a century ago, is not accurate when it comes to foods like nuts. In fact, the calorie count for almonds is way off.||24 5 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||There's a New Nutrition Label in Town||Should you buy rye or oatmeal bread? Are pretzels more nutritious than crackers? These are the decisions that a new food scoring system called NuVal Â can help you as youâ€™re walking down the supermarket aisle.||17 5 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||What is a certified Eco Apple?||What the difference between and organic apple and an Eco Apple?Â Tune in this week as Dee talks about certified eco farming practices and how apples and other produce are grown.||10 5 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Harvard Scientists Say Low-Fat and Non-Fat Milk Don't Do a Body Good||A new paper published in the Journal of the American Medical Association Pediatrics by Harvard pediatrician David Ludwig questions the scientific rationale for promoting reduced-fat milk consumption and reconsiders the role of cowâ€™s milk in huma...||3 5 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Do You Need a Red Bull or Rockstar to Get Through the Day? Try These Healthier Energy Drinks Instead||Getting your energy from a good night's sleep and a good diet is always the best plan, but for days when you really need a pick-me-up, there are now alternatives that use cleaner sources of caffeine, skip additives and sugar,||26 4 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Watermelon has a High Glycemic Index--Should You Be Avoiding It?||Watermelon has a higher glycemic index than a Snickers bar, but does that make watermelon a forbidden food?Â Listen in this week as Dee talks about the glycemic index (GI) and a newer, more realistic way of assessing a food's impact on blood sugar l...||19 4 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Meet Moringa--the New Superfood in Town||It's being called the superfood of superfoods.Â The leaves, pods, seeds and bark of the Moringa tree boast an amazing array of nutrients and health benefits, and the emerging science is backing up the 5,||29 3 2015||Free||View In iTunes|